goose egg


goose egg

noun

: a score of zero

Full Definition of GOOSE EGG

:  zero, nothing; especially :  a score of zero in a game or contest

Examples of GOOSE EGG

  1. They put another goose egg up on the scoreboard.
  2. <was such a bad bowler that his final score was a big, fat goose egg>

First Known Use of GOOSE EGG

1866

Related to GOOSE EGG

Synonyms
aught, cipher, zero, naught (also nought), nil, nothing, o, oh, zilch, zip

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