gooseneck

noun, often attributive goose·neck \ ˈgüs-ˌnek \

Definition of gooseneck

1 : something (such as a flexible jointed metal pipe) curved like the neck of a goose or U-shaped
2 : a truck trailer (as for transporting livestock) with a projecting front end designed to attach to the bed of a pickup truck

goosenecked

play \ˈgüs-ˌnekt\ adjective

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First Known Use of gooseneck

1688

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of gooseneck for English Language Learners

  • : a flexible metal pipe


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