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Definitions and Synonyms of goose | Another word for goose | What is goose?

Definition 1: web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks - [noun denoting animal]

(goose is a kind of ...) chiefly web-footed swimming birds

(... is a kind of goose ) European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far north

(... is a kind of goose ) common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call

(... is a kind of goose ) small dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward

(... is a kind of goose ) North American wild goose having dark plumage in summer but white in winter

(... is a kind of goose ) common grey wild goose of Europe; ancestor of many domestic breeds

(... is a kind of goose ) very large wild goose of northeast Asia; interbreeds freely with the greylag

(... is a kind of goose ) mature male goose

(... is a kind of goose ) young goose

(goose is a part of ...) down of the goose

(goose is a part of ...) flesh of a goose (domestic or wild)

(... is a member of goose) swimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks

(... is a member of goose) a flock of geese

Definition 2: flesh of a goose (domestic or wild) - [noun denoting food]

(goose is a kind of ...) flesh of chickens or turkeys or ducks or geese raised for food

(... is part of goose) web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks

Definition 3: a man who is a stupid incompetent fool - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for goose in the sense of this definition

(goose is a kind of ...) a person who lacks good judgment

Definition 4: pinch in the buttocks - [verb of contact]

Samples where goose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he goosed the unsuspecting girl

(goose is a kind of ...) squeeze tightly between the fingers

"He pinched her behind" "She squeezed the bottle"

Definition 5: give a spurt of fuel to - [verb of contact]

Samples where goose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • goose the car

(goose is a kind of ...) operate like a pump; move up and down, like a handle or a pedal

"pump the gas pedal"

Definition 6: prod into action - [verb of contact]

(goose is a kind of ...) urge on; cause to act

"The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

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