Definition of the golden goose
- The city's leaders don't want to do anything that could kill the golden goose of tourism.
: consisting of, relating to, or containing gold
: being or having the color gold or the color of gold
: any of numerous large waterfowl (family Anatidae) that are intermediate between the swans and ducks and have long necks, feathered lores, and reticulate tarsi
: a female goose as distinguished from a gander
: simpleton, dolt
: to poke between the buttocks with an upward thrust
: to increase the activity, speed, power, intensity, or amount of : spur
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