Associations to the word «Goose»
GOOSE, noun. Any of various grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae, which have feathers and webbed feet and are capable of flying, swimming, and walking on land, and which are bigger than ducks.
GOOSE, noun. The flesh of the goose used as food.
GOOSE, noun. (slang) A silly person.
GOOSE, noun. (archaic) A tailor's iron, heated in live coals or embers, used to press fabrics.
GOOSE, noun. (South Africa) (slang) (dated) A young woman or girlfriend.
GOOSE, verb. (slang) To sharply poke or pinch someone's buttocks. Derived from a goose's inclination to bite at a retreating intruder's hindquarters.
GOOSE, verb. To stimulate, to spur.
GOOSE, verb. (slang) To gently accelerate an automobile or machine, or give repeated small taps on the accelerator.
GOOSE, verb. (UK slang) Of private-hire taxi drivers, to pick up a passenger who has not pre-booked a cab. This is unauthorised under UK licensing conditions.
GOOSE BUMP, noun. Raised skin, usually caused by the involuntary erection of hairs on the neck or arms caused by cold, excitement, or fear.
GOOSE BUMPS, noun. Plural of goose bump
GOOSE CLUB, noun. (UK) (historical) A club for working-class people, allowing them to save money towards a goose for Christmas dinner.
GOOSE CLUBS, noun. Plural of goose club
GOOSE EGG, noun. (informal) Zero; nothing.
GOOSE EGG, noun. (informal) A swelling caused by a bump on the head.
GOOSE EGGS, noun. Plural of goose egg
GOOSE FLESH, noun. Raised skin, usually caused by the involuntary erection of hairs on the neck or arms caused by cold, excitement, or fear.
GOOSE PIMPLE, noun. (rarely used in the singular) Small bumps on the skin caused by the involuntary erection of hairs in response to cold or fear.
GOOSE PIMPLES, noun. Plural of goose pimple
GOOSE SKIN, noun. Raised skin, usually caused by the involuntary erection of hairs on the neck or arms caused by cold, excitement, or fear.
GOOSE UP, verb. To boost, to take steps to make something appear more attractive
GOOSE WING, noun. (nautical) A position of sails in a fore-and-aft rigged sailboat, in which the mainsail is set to the leeward and the jib to the windward. This position may be used when running (almost) straight downwind.
GOOSE WINGS, noun. Plural of goose wing
GOOSE, noun. Web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks.
GOOSE, noun. A man who is a stupid incompetent fool.
GOOSE, noun. Flesh of a goose (domestic or wild).
GOOSE, verb. Pinch in the buttocks; "he goosed the unsuspecting girl".
GOOSE, verb. Prod into action.
GOOSE, verb. Give a spurt of fuel to; "goose the car".
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