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goosey

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adjective goos·ey \ˈgü-sē\

Definition of goosey

goos·i·ergoos·i·est

  1. 1 :  resembling a goose

  2. 2 a :  affected with goose bumps :  scared b :  very nervous c :  reacting strongly when goosed or startled



Examples of goosey

  1. <have been feeling goosey all morning, knowing that I have that driving test hanging over my head>



1811

First Known Use of goosey

1811

Rhymes with goosey


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