goo

noun \ ˈgü \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of goo

1 : a viscid or sticky substance
2 : sentimental tripe

gooey

play \ˈgü-ē\ adjective

gooeyness

play \ˈgü-ē-nəs\ noun

Examples of goo in a Sentence

  1. What's this goo all over the stove?

  2. the latest goo from a children's author who knows how to lay it on thick

Recent Examples of goo from the Web

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Origin and Etymology of goo

perhaps short for burgoo

goo Synonyms

Synonyms
corn, mush, schmaltz (also schmalz), sludge, slush, soap opera, sorghum
Related Words
claptrap, drivel, rubbish, tripe

GOO Defined for English Language Learners

goo

noun

Definition of goo for English Language Learners

  • : a wet and sticky substance


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