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Princeton's WordNet

  1. goose(noun)

    web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks

  2. fathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zany(noun)

    a man who is a stupid incompetent fool

  3. goose(verb)

    flesh of a goose (domestic or wild)

  4. goose(verb)

    pinch in the buttocks

    "he goosed the unsuspecting girl"

  5. goose(verb)

    prod into action

  6. goose(verb)

    give a spurt of fuel to

    "goose the car"

Wiktionary

  1. goose(Noun)

    Any of various grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae, bigger than a duck

    There is a flock of geese on the pond.

    Etymology: gos, from gans, from ǵʰans (compare West Frisian goes, North Frisian göis (also Fering-Öömrang dialect gus; Sölring dialect guus; Heligoland dialect gus), Dutch gans, German Gans, Danish gås, Swedish gås, Norwegian gås, Icelandic gæs, Irish gé, Latin anser, Latvian zoss, Russian гусь, Albanian gatë, Ancient Greek χήν, Avestan 0B300B01, Sanskrit हंस).

  2. goose(Noun)

    The flesh of the goose used as food.

    Etymology: gos, from gans, from ǵʰans (compare West Frisian goes, North Frisian göis (also Fering-Öömrang dialect gus; Sölring dialect guus; Heligoland dialect gus), Dutch gans, German Gans, Danish gås, Swedish gås, Norwegian gås, Icelandic gæs, Irish gé, Latin anser, Latvian zoss, Russian гусь, Albanian gatë, Ancient Greek χήν, Avestan 0B300B01, Sanskrit हंस).

  3. goose(Noun)

    A stupid person

    Etymology: gos, from gans, from ǵʰans (compare West Frisian goes, North Frisian göis (also Fering-Öömrang dialect gus; Sölring dialect guus; Heligoland dialect gus), Dutch gans, German Gans, Danish gås, Swedish gås, Norwegian gås, Icelandic gæs, Irish gé, Latin anser, Latvian zoss, Russian гусь, Albanian gatë, Ancient Greek χήν, Avestan 0B300B01, Sanskrit हंस).

  4. goose(Noun)

    A tailor's iron, heated in live coals or embers, used to press fabrics.

    Etymology: gos, from gans, from ǵʰans (compare West Frisian goes, North Frisian göis (also Fering-Öömrang dialect gus; Sölring dialect guus; Heligoland dialect gus), Dutch gans, German Gans, Danish gås, Swedish gås, Norwegian gås, Icelandic gæs, Irish gé, Latin anser, Latvian zoss, Russian гусь, Albanian gatë, Ancient Greek χήν, Avestan 0B300B01, Sanskrit हंस).

  5. goose(Verb)

    To sharply poke or pinch someone's buttocks. Derived from a goose's inclination to bite at a retreating intruder's hindquarters.

    Etymology: gos, from gans, from ǵʰans (compare West Frisian goes, North Frisian göis (also Fering-Öömrang dialect gus; Sölring dialect guus; Heligoland dialect gus), Dutch gans, German Gans, Danish gås, Swedish gås, Norwegian gås, Icelandic gæs, Irish gé, Latin anser, Latvian zoss, Russian гусь, Albanian gatë, Ancient Greek χήν, Avestan 0B300B01, Sanskrit हंस).

  6. goose(Verb)

    To gently accelerate an automobile or machine, or give repeated small taps on the accelerator.

    Etymology: gos, from gans, from ǵʰans (compare West Frisian goes, North Frisian göis (also Fering-Öömrang dialect gus; Sölring dialect guus; Heligoland dialect gus), Dutch gans, German Gans, Danish gås, Swedish gås, Norwegian gås, Icelandic gæs, Irish gé, Latin anser, Latvian zoss, Russian гусь, Albanian gatë, Ancient Greek χήν, Avestan 0B300B01, Sanskrit हंस).

  7. goose(Verb)

    Of private-hire taxi drivers, to pick up a passenger who has not pre-booked a cab. This is unauthorised under UK licensing conditions.

    Etymology: gos, from gans, from ǵʰans (compare West Frisian goes, North Frisian göis (also Fering-Öömrang dialect gus; Sölring dialect guus; Heligoland dialect gus), Dutch gans, German Gans, Danish gås, Swedish gås, Norwegian gås, Icelandic gæs, Irish gé, Latin anser, Latvian zoss, Russian гусь, Albanian gatë, Ancient Greek χήν, Avestan 0B300B01, Sanskrit हंस).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Goose(noun)

    any large web-footen bird of the subfamily Anserinae, and belonging to Anser, Branta, Chen, and several allied genera. See Anseres

    Etymology: [OE. gos, AS. gs, pl. gs; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. gs, Dan. gaas, Sw. gs, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh`n, Skr. hasa. 233. Cf. Gander, Gannet, Ganza, Gosling.]

  2. Goose(noun)

    any large bird of other related families, resembling the common goose

    Etymology: [OE. gos, AS. gs, pl. gs; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. gs, Dan. gaas, Sw. gs, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh`n, Skr. hasa. 233. Cf. Gander, Gannet, Ganza, Gosling.]

  3. Goose(noun)

    a tailor's smoothing iron, so called from its handle, which resembles the neck of a goose

    Etymology: [OE. gos, AS. gs, pl. gs; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. gs, Dan. gaas, Sw. gs, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh`n, Skr. hasa. 233. Cf. Gander, Gannet, Ganza, Gosling.]

  4. Goose(noun)

    a silly creature; a simpleton

    Etymology: [OE. gos, AS. gs, pl. gs; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. gs, Dan. gaas, Sw. gs, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh`n, Skr. hasa. 233. Cf. Gander, Gannet, Ganza, Gosling.]

  5. Goose(noun)

    a game played with counters on a board divided into compartments, in some of which a goose was depicted

    Etymology: [OE. gos, AS. gs, pl. gs; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. gs, Dan. gaas, Sw. gs, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh`n, Skr. hasa. 233. Cf. Gander, Gannet, Ganza, Gosling.]

Freebase

  1. Goose

    Geese are waterfowl belonging to the tribe Anserini of the family Anatidae. This tribe comprises the genera Anser, Branta and Chen. A number of other birds, mostly related to the shelducks, have "goose" as part of their name. More distantly related members of the Anatidae family are swans, most of which are larger than true geese, and ducks, which are smaller.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Goose

    gōōs, n. (pl. Geese) a web-footed animal like a duck, but larger and stronger: a tailor's smoothing-iron, from the likeness of the handle to the neck of a goose: a stupid, silly person: a game of chance once common in England, in which the players moved counters forward from one compartment on a board to another, the right to a double move being secured when the card bearing the picture of a goose was reached.—v.t. (slang) to hiss off the stage.—ns. Goose′-cap, a silly person; Goose′-corn, a coarse rush; Goose′-egg, a zero, denoting a miss or failure to score at an athletic or other contest; Goose′-fish, a common name in America for the angler-fish (see Angler); Goose′-flesh, a puckered condition of the skin, like that of a plucked goose, through cold, fear, &c.; Goose′-foot, pigweed; Goose′-grass, a species of Bedstraw (q.v.), a common weed in hedges and bushy places in Britain, Europe, and America; Goose′-neck, an iron swivel forming the fastening between a boom and a mast: a bent pipe or tube with a swivel-joint; Goose′-quill, one of the quills or large wing-feathers of a goose, used as pens; Goos′ery, a place for keeping geese: stupidity; Goose′-skin, a kind of thin soft leather; Goose′-step (mil.), the marking of time by raising the feet alternately without making progress; Goose′-wing, one of the clews or lower corners of a ship's mainsail or foresail when the middle part is furled or tied up to the yard.—adj. Goose′-winged, having only one clew set: in fore-and-aft rigged vessels, having the mainsail on one side and the foresail on the other, so as to sail wing-and-wing.—n. Goos′ey, a goose: a blockhead. [A.S. gós; Ice. gás, Ger. gans, L. anser, Gr. chēn, Sans. hamsa.]

Editors Contribution

  1. goose

    A type of aquatic bird.

    Goose are found in many countries around the world, they are a beautiful bird.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2017  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Goose

    The tailor’s smoothing iron, from the resemblance of its handle to the neck of a goose.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Goose in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Goose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Goose in a Sentence

  1. Morrow Mayo:

    Here is an artificial city which has been pumped up under forced draught, inflated like a balloon, stuffed with rural humanity like a goose with corn...endeavoring to eat up this too rapid avalanche of anthropoids, the sunshine metropolis heaves and strains, sweats and becomes pop-eyed, like a young boa constrictor trying to swallow a goat. It has never imparted an urban character to its incoming population for the simple reason that it has never had any character to impart. On the other hand, the place has the manners, culture and general outlook of a huge country village.

  2. Famous Proverb:

    It is a stupid goose that listens to the fox preach.

  3. Cindy Holland:

    Lauren Goose, who is the creator felt very strongly about exploring these issues based on Lauren Goose own experiences, but in a satirical over the top way, ultimately, the message of the show is that what is most important is that you feel comfortable in your own self. Fat-shaming itself, that criticism, is embedded in the DNA of the show.

  4. Bob Yawger:

    At some point in time, the fact you have a heavy load of barrels come online that wasn't there a few weeks ago, that's going to kill the golden goose.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Hot cutie You are the love of all my lives, an invaluable masterpiece of the universe. Sensual as flamenco, Passionate as tango, Spicy as cha-cha-cha, tempting and teasing like a striptease and tastes like juicy strawberries. Hot cutie, ardently passionate, can ignite passion literally wherever you are. All over the body, goose bumps run from love and high adrenaline from admiration in the heart. You are hotter and sexier than a sextillion of girls and women, in sex-billion, mad-billion times more attractive and beautiful then other girls. You are unattainable by nature. You are sweeter than any sweets, dearer than more than one billion kittens and puppies and plush toys. One for a trillion and look for a trillion. Terabytes of my thoughts and memories are crammed with you. You are a symbol of true beauty. Your beauty has power over my will. You are vital in my life. My juicy cutie, I'm leaving out of love, when I see you, a mouth opens drooling. I crown you as the queen of my heart, giving you all the highest rewards for your beauty and the highest degree as the most beautiful model of reality and subconsciousness in the universe. I feel a strong love for you. I relish every second with you, every moment spent with you is sweeter than the other. Only your moans and sighs during sex lead to ultra arousal, you want to listen to them forever, the music of your pleasure, they sound so sweet and erotic. You cause excessive sexual tension, your whole body trembles with love. Even among hundreds, thousands of billions of women, only you, our bodies, souls, minds are made for each other, beautiful for me. The last thing I want to see in my life is your beautiful face. I want to be with you even after death. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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