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Noun: goose (geese)  goos
  1. Web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
     
  2. A man who is a stupid incompetent fool
    - fathead, goof, goofball [N. Amer], bozo [N. Amer], jackass, cuckoo, zany
     
  3. Flesh of a goose (domestic or wild)
Verb: goose  goos
  1. Pinch in the buttocks
    "he goosed the unsuspecting girl"
     
  2. Prod into action
     
  3. [N. Amer] Give a spurt of fuel to
    "goose the car"
     
  4. [N. Amer] (informal) boost, increase
    "comes with a free ticket to goose early attendance"

Derived forms: goosed, goosing, geese, gooses

Type of: anseriform bird, boofhead [Austral], charlie [Brit], donkey, drongo [Austral, NZ], egg, egg on, fool, galah [Austral], incite, juggins [Brit], jughead [N. Amer], mampara [S.Africa], meathead, moegoe [S.Africa], muggins [Brit], nip, nit [Brit], pinch, poultry, prod, pump, sap, squeeze, tomfool, tweet, twinge, twitch

Part of: Anatidae, family Anatidae, gaggle

Encyclopedia: Goose, Pink-footed