\ˈgüp \

Definition of goop 

: goo, gunk

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Other Words from goop

goopy \ˈgü-pē \ adjective

Examples of goop in a Sentence

I stepped in some goop.

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Paltrow opened goop Aspen during the city’s Food & Wine Classic festival to highlight the flavors and textures of the West. Vogue, "Goop Goes West at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic," 18 June 2018 Is this the least goop-y trip Gwyneth Paltrow has ever taken? Devin Alessio, ELLE Decor, "How To Travel To Peru...Like Gwyneth Paltrow," 14 Apr. 2016 In goop Health summits in New York and Los Angeles, but this past weekend saw her bring her inimitable touch to Aspen. Vogue, "Goop Goes West at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic," 18 June 2018 Eventually, the strawberry turns to goop, a messy reminder of our own mortality. Matt Simon, WIRED, "The Amphiphilic Liquid Coating That Keeps Your Avocados Fresh," 21 June 2018 The barking pooch even starts to viciously attack an unsuspecting bottle of yellow goop. Alexis Hobbs, Woman's Day, "WATCH: This Feisty Pug CANNOT STAND Shampoo Bottles," 7 Aug. 2015 The goop Aspen pop-up will be open through August 12th. Vogue, "Goop Goes West at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic," 18 June 2018 The point isn't to use men's and women's products interchangeably, but to assess a purchase based on the goop that's inside the bottle, not the color palette of the sticker. Adam Hurly, GQ, "7 Beauty Products You Should Definitely Steal from Your Lady Friend's Cabinet," 31 May 2018 Limited edition in-store exclusives, like a goop x Cynthia Rowley swimwear collection, will pop up within the pop-up. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "8 Pop-Ups to Seek Out in the Hamptons This Summer," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of goop

circa 1918, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for goop

probably alteration of goo

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English Language Learners Definition of goop

: a sticky or greasy substance

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