Goo Definition

go͝o
noun
Anything sticky and viscous, as glue.
Webster's New World
Anything sticky and sweet.
Webster's New World
Sentimental drivel.
American Heritage
Excessive sentimentality.
Webster's New World
An example of baby talk.
The infant's goos and gahs were endearing.
Wiktionary
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verb

To apply goo to something.

They gooed their hair with some fragrant styling product.
Wiktionary
(intransitive) To produce baby talk.
The baby gooed while daddy made sappy faces at it.
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Other Word Forms of Goo

Noun

Singular:
goo
Plural:
goos

Origin of Goo

  • American English, known since 1903, probably from burgoo (“thick porridge”) (1787), possibly an alteration of glue.

    From Wiktionary

  • Perhaps short for burgoo

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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