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Definitions of goose

  1. a man who is a stupid fool
  2. web- footed long- necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
  3. flesh of a goose ( domestic or wild)
  4. a man who is a stupid incompetent fool
  5. Any large web- footen bird of the subfamily Anserinae, and belonging to Anser, Branta, Chen, and several allied genera. See Anseres.
  6. Any large bird of other related families, resembling the common goose.
  7. A tailor's smoothing iron, so called from its handle, which resembles the neck of a goose.
  8. A silly creature; a simpleton.
  9. A game played with counters on a board divided into compartments, in some of which a goose was depicted.
  10. Any webfooted bird larger than a duck but smaller than a swan; a tailor's smoothing from; a silly person.
  11. A venereal bubo.
  12. A web- footed animal like a duck, but larger and stronger: a tailor's smoothing- iron, from the likeness of the handle to the neck of a goose: a stupid silly person:- pl. GEESE.
  13. A web- footed fowl; a tailor's smoothing- iron.
  14. A web- footed bird, larger than a duck and smaller than a swan.
  15. A tailors' smoothing- iron.
  16. A silly creature; ninny.
  17. A well- known web- footed bird, larger than a duck; a tailor's smoothing iron; a stupid, silly creature A green goose, one under four months old.
  18. A well- known web- footed bird; a silly person; a tailor's smoothing- iron.
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Antonyms for goose

brain, sage, thinker, genius.

Quotes of goose

  1. If I don't get the goose -bump factor when I'm reading it than I can't do it. – Russell Crowe
  2. I do not believe in God because I do not believe in Mother Goose – Clarence Darrow
  3. I don't use a pen. I write with a goose quill dipped in venom. – Jay Dratler
  4. The goose lays the golden egg. Payrolls make consumers. – George M. Humphrey
  5. The Brady Bunch is a live action modern fairytale of family. In this context it's less odd that it's lasted for over thirty years; and why it may last in some respects as long as Mother Goose – Christopher Knight
  6. Stravinsky used Mother Goose He was influenced by Mother Goose indirectly, but very beautifully. – Gyorgy Ligeti
  7. Television is a golden goose that lays scrambled eggs; and it is futile and probably fatal to beat it for not laying caviar. Anyway, more people like scrambled eggs than caviar. – Lee Loevinger
  8. My trumpeting sounds like a goose farting in the fog. – Alex O'Loughlin
  9. What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen. – Alice B. Toklas
  10. Laissez Faire was very good sauce for the goose labor, but was very poor sauce for the gander, capital. – Benjamin Tucker
  11. What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. – Marcus Terentius Varro

Usage examples for goose

  1. " Oh, Elizabeth, what a goose you are! – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  2. I belong to that branch, but as to being a goose allow me to say I never was one and never shall be, not really and truly. – Lord Dolphin by Harriet A. Cheever
  3. You think I'm a silly goose don't you? – Snow-Blind by Katharine Newlin Burt
  4. Auntie, you are an old goose – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  5. What harm could that do the old goose – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  6. He had come to see for himself why the goose had never made its appearance. – The Red Fairy Book by Various
  7. Probably a wild goose chase anyway. – Attrition by Jim Wannamaker
  8. The goose girl was about to begin her letter when she remembered that she had brought no pen. – The Green Forest Fairy Book by Loretta Ellen Brady
  9. I had a feeling next to hatred for one who could talk of goose – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  10. Why, she hadn't been listening, cried Irais, and your simple star had been making a fine goose of himself the whole evening. – Elizabeth and her German Garden by "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
  11. You've no right to give yourself away to that romantic old goose – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  12. Then it may have been worth while- - if war be ever worth the while- which grown men of sense are beginning to doubt- to waste two years of a soldier's training, teaching him the goose step. – Idle Ideas in 1905 by Jerome K. Jerome
  13. " The one we hunted all over the States for after Dick took him on that wild goose chase from which he never came back. – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  14. Gave me the goose flesh back until I got used to it; but Mr. Gordon seemed to take it all as part of the game. – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  15. When Florent returned home too late to cook a scrap of meat, he was in the habit of laying out a dozen sous or so on a small portion of turkey or goose at this shop. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  16. But what a fine goose you have got; where did you buy it? – Folk Tales Every Child Should Know by Various
  17. Come along, you little goose – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  18. It isn't a question of saying 'bo' to a goose – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  19. Then I was laughing at myself for being such a goose – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. " Don't be a goose Bill," and Daisy looked at him kindly. – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells

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