Goo-goo Definition

go͝ogo͝o
adjective
Amorous or loving, often humorously so.
Made goo-goo eyes at her.
American Heritage
noun
An idealistic advocate of honest government.
Webster's New World

(derogatory) A Philippine person.

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Goo-goo

Noun

Singular:
goo-goo
Plural:
goo-goos

Origin of Goo-goo

  • Possibly from the Tagalog gugus, "tutelary spirit." Adapted as an ethnic slur by American troops during the Filipino-American War.

    From Wiktionary

  • Perhaps alteration of goggle

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

  • From good government

    From Wiktionary

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