: goo, gunk
goopy adjective

Examples of goop in a Sentence

I stepped in some goop.
Recent Examples on the Web In another video, a woman offers a before-and-after relaxer tutorial, showing the goop being slathered onto her natural hair and ending with swingy, straight hair and a smile. Linda Villarosa Robin Miles Krish Seenivasan Alec K. Redfearn, New York Times, 13 June 2024 Our Tips for the Best Key Lime Pound Cake For the best Key lime pound cake, keep these tips in mind: Grease and flour the pan: Or try using cake goop for older cake pans to make sure your cake releases easily. Lisa Cericola, Southern Living, 29 May 2024 The goop founder, in collaboration with Loro Piana, hosted a note-perfect evening outdoors surrounded by lemon trees and California coastline fauna on Friday evening. Nicole Kliest, Vogue, 4 May 2024 Many famous chefs, including Evan Funke, Roy Choi and Chris Bianco, were in attendance, as was Gwyneth Paltrow, handing out plates at the Broad Street Oyster Company and goop Kitchen station. Kirsten Chuba, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Nov. 2023 See all Example Sentences for goop 

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Word History


probably alteration of goo

First Known Use

circa 1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of goop was circa 1918

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“Goop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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