Goo meaning

go͝o
(uncountable, informal) Any semi-solid or liquid substance; especially one that is sticky, gummy or slippery; frequently of vague or unknown composition, or a bodily fluid.

I stepped in some goo and had a terrible time getting the sticky stuff off my shoes.

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Excessive, showy sentimentality.

When dad couldn't stand the goo anymore, he stopped Tommy's tearful goodbye from the Swedish au-pair Matts, firmly smacking the boys' pants and grumbling "Now stop the goo or I'll give each of you a reason to cry!"

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To apply goo to something.

They gooed their hair with some fragrant styling product.

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An example of baby talk.

The infant's goos and gahs were endearing.

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(intransitive) To produce baby talk.

The baby gooed while daddy made sappy faces at it.

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A sticky wet viscous substance.
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Sentimental drivel.
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Anything sticky and viscous, as glue.
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Anything sticky and sweet.
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Excessive sentimentality.
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Origin of goo

  • Perhaps short for burgoo
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • American English, known since 1903, probably from burgoo (“thick porridge”) (1787), possibly an alteration of glue.
    From Wiktionary
  • (onomatopoeia)
    From Wiktionary