gazing

n
British
relaxing. A fashionable term among ado-lescents from the later 1990s, the word may be related to 'shoe-gazing', a phrase earlier used to describe the posturing of indie musicians who would slouch almost motionless while performing staring down at the stage.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Gazing — Gaze Gaze (g[=a]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gazed} (g[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gazing}.] [OE. gasen, akin to dial. Sw. gasa, cf. Goth. us gaisjan to terrify, us geisnan to be terrified. Cf. {Aghast}, {Ghastly}, {Ghost}, {Hesitate}.] To fix the eyes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gazing — geɪz n. look, stare v. look at for a long time, stare, watch, observe …   English contemporary dictionary

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