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gooney

noun, goo·ney \ˈgü-nē\

Definition of gooney

plural gooneys or goonies



Variants of gooney

or goony play \ˈgü-nē\

Origin of gooney

probably from English dialect gooney simpleton


First Known Use: 1895

Rhymes with gooney


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