Plural of goose.
- plural form of goose
Variant of goose
- any of various long-necked, web-footed, wild or domestic waterfowl that are like ducks but larger; esp., a female as distinguished from a gander
- the flesh of a goose, used for food
- a silly person
- a tailor's pressing iron with a long handle curved somewhat like the neck of a goose
- Slang a sudden, playful prod in the backside
Origin of gooseMiddle English gose ; from Old English gos, akin to Dutch and amp; German gans, Old Norse gas ; from Indo-European an unverified form ĝhans from source Classical Latin anser; goose probably for the fact that geese sometimes attack children from the rear
cook someone's goose
Informal to spoil someone's chances, hopes, etc.