gooney

noun
goo·​ney | \ ˈgü-nē How to pronounce gooney (audio) \
variants: or goony
plural gooneys or goonies

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First Known Use of gooney

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gooney

probably from English dialect gooney simpleton

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“Gooney.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gooney. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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