\ ˈgüp How to pronounce goop (audio) \

Definition of goop

: goo, gunk

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

Examples of goop in a Sentence

I stepped in some goop.

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Skip the messy goop on the inside of your pumpkin by simply etching your design. Woman's Day Staff, Woman's Day, "Groovy Gourds," 9 Sep. 2019 My current skin care regimen … starts by washing my face with green goop, a.k.a. Ryan Walker-hartshorn, Bon Appétit, "Sinikiwe Dhliwayo Wants Everyone to Chill Out in Triangle Pose," 27 Aug. 2019 After the entire structure is printed, the goop can be melted away to leave behind a pristine collagen model. Scientific American, "Fang Needles, Quantum Carpets and Tender Robot Touches," 2 Aug. 2019 In the debut episode of goop's new podcast, The Beauty Closet, Paltrow spoke openly about how being celebrated for her appearance has been something of a catch-22. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Gwyneth Paltrow Gets Honest About Aging: “What Happens to Your Identity When You’re Not Beautiful?”," 26 July 2019 No goop dripping out of one of the fruits tied to the end of it, robbing us all of that iconic imagery. Sydney Bucksbaum,, "All the differences between the original Lion King and the remake," 23 July 2019 Sanda stared at the goop and bodily fluid pool growing around her foot. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "A starfighter pilot awakens in an unwelcome future in this excerpt from Velocity Weapon," 11 June 2019 With It’s All Good and It’s All Easy—not to mention her behemoth brand, goop—Gwyneth Paltrow has intended to make wellness an effortless affair. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Gwyneth Paltrow’s Guide to a Healthy Sunday Brunch," 1 Feb. 2019 The trend towards using all-natural ingredients, propelled into the spotlight by goop, has gained prominence in recent years. Tatum Dooley, Teen Vogue, "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina's Lachlan Watson Partners With Schmidt’s Naturals In Support of Trans People," 30 May 2019

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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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The first known use of goop was circa 1918

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English Language Learners Definition of goop

informal : a sticky or greasy substance

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