googelen etymology

Dutch word googelen comes from English googol

Detailed word origin of googelen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
googol English (eng) (cardinal) The number 10^{100}, or ten to the power of a hundred. [from 1920.].
Google English (eng) (computing) A search engine that popularized the company of the same name.. A particular Internet company.
google English (eng) (intransitive, cricket) To deliver googlies.. (intransitive, cricket) To move as a ball in a googly. (intransitive, Internet) To be locatable in a search of the Internet.. (transitive) To search for (something) on the Internet using the Google search engine.. (transitive, by extension) To search for (something) on the Internet using any comprehensive search engine. (Internet, informal) A [...]
googelen Dutch (nld) (intransitive) To google, search for Internet info using search engine (market leader) Google. (transitive) To google, research Internet info on something using search engine Google.

Words with the same origin as googelen

Descendants of googol
gegoogel googelaar