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goo–goo

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adjective \ˈgü-(ˌ)gü\

Definition of goo–goo

  1. :  loving, enticing —used chiefly in the phrase goo-goo eyes



Origin and Etymology of goo–goo

perhaps alteration of 2goggle


First Known Use: 1900


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goo–goo

noun

Definition of goo–goo

plural

goo–goos

  1. :  a member or advocate of a political reform movement



Origin and Etymology of goo–goo

from good government


First Known Use: 1912


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