\ ˈgüp How to pronounce goop (audio) \

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goopy \ ˈgü-​pē How to pronounce goopy (audio) \ adjective

Examples of goop in a Sentence

I stepped in some goop.
Recent Examples on the Web Turn the heat under the larger pan to medium-high and don’t touch the goop. John Kennedy, Popular Science, "Go full-on mad scientist by making your own Halloween candy," 3 Nov. 2020 In goop Health: The At-Home Summit — hosted by Gwenyth Paltrow and Elise Loehnen. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, "Tips for Wellness During the Pandemic From Goop's Elise Loehnen," 6 Sep. 2020 Jose Rijo had this foul-smelling goop in a Mason jar on the shelf of his cubicle at Riverfront. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, "Doc's Morning Line: Maybe the Cincinnati Reds need some voodoo to get the offense going," 26 Aug. 2020 Volcanoes pumped out so much planetary goop that the stuff could have covered the entire continental United States a half-mile deep. Matt Simon, Wired, "The Epic Siberian Journey to Solve a Mass Extinction Mystery," 6 July 2020 Now, new insight published Wednesday in Nature shows new structural details hidden in all the goop. Popular Science, "These animals build palaces out of their own snot," 6 June 2020 Images of pollution — the Cuyahoga River in flames, the Santa Barbara oil spill coating animals in goop and Los Angeles residents wearing gas masks because of the smog — had shocked the public. Olivia B. Waxman, Time, "They Were There as the Modern Environmental Movement Began. As Earth Day Turns 50, They Say the Planet's Problems Have Gotten Worse," 22 Apr. 2020 And it could be spun into a whole lifestyle, complete with its own consumer accessories, from jogging gear to Jane Fonda videos, Lululemon pants to GOOP goops. Amanda Hess, New York Times, "Our Health Is in Danger. Wellness Wants to Fill the Void.," 6 Apr. 2020 This ties back to the Houston Astros because two years ago Bauer accused their pitchers of using goop to gain an edge. Greg Moore, azcentral, "Ex-Diamondback Trevor Bauer says '70 percent' of MLB pitchers cheat," 27 Feb. 2020

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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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15 Nov 2020

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“Goop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of goop

informal : a sticky or greasy substance

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