goose egg

noun

Definition of goose egg

  1. :  zero, nothing; especially :  a score of zero in a game or contest

Examples of goose egg in a Sentence

  1. They put another goose egg up on the scoreboard.

  2. was such a bad bowler that his final score was a big, fat goose egg

1866

First Known Use of goose egg

1866


GOOSE EGG Defined for English Language Learners

goose egg

noun

Definition of goose egg for English Language Learners

  • : a score of zero


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