the golden goose

Definition of the golden goose

  1. :  something that is a very good source of money or business The city's leaders don't want to do anything that could kill the golden goose of tourism.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  consisting of, relating to, or containing gold

    :  being or having the color gold or the color of gold

    :  blond

  1. :  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

  1. :  to poke between the buttocks with an upward thrust

    :  to increase the activity, speed, power, intensity, or amount of :  spur

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a trip made at another's expense

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