Verb "Googled" Not in Google's Spellchecker

It has been several years since the verb “to google” was added to the English dictionary. According to Wikipedia,
It was officially added to the Oxford English Dictionary on June 15, 2006, and to the eleventh edition of the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary in July 2006.
However, Gmail’s own spellchecker shows the word “googled” as a spelling error. Check out the following screenshots:


Look at the alternatives it is proposing. Go ogled?

And here is the screenshot from Merriam Webster:

Also, according to Wikipedia, there is an older meaning of the verb “google” listed in Oxford English Dictionary — to bowl a googly (in cricket). A googly is the cricket equivalent of a baseball’s curveball.







4 responses to “Verb "Googled" Not in Google's Spellchecker”

  1. अफ़लातून Avatar

    क्या मार्के की बात खोजी,रमण भाई !

  2. Steve Marson Avatar

    OK, if Googled is a verb. Since it is a trade mark, is it suppose to be spelled with a cap?

  3. Kaul Avatar

    Please see the screenshot from Merriam-Webster above. They have written the word without a capitalization. Wikipedia suggests both are in use (see link in the post)

    The verb to google (also spelled to Google) refers to …

  4. ePandit Avatar

    Google discourages the use of the term “Google” as a verb. Some years ago I read somewhere that Google made objection on using the term “googling”.

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