Love Goggles

What Does "Love Goggles" Mean?

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"Love goggles" is an English idiom. It is a humorous way to describe the phenomenon where someone in love sees their partner in an idealized way, overlooking faults.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "love goggles" used in a sentence:
  • He can do no wrong in her eyes; she's definitely wearing love goggles.
  • Sometimes, love goggles can prevent us from seeing the obvious red flags.
  • I think his love goggles are too tight; she's clearly not right for him.
meaning for love goggles

What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Love Goggles" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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