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goo-goo

[ goo-goo ]

adjective

, Older Slang.
  1. expressing adoration; foolishly amorous:

    They sat there making goo-goo eyes at each other.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of goo-goo1

First recorded in 1900–05; perhaps an alteration of goggle ( def )

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Example Sentences

She makes personal appearances and people go goo-goo ga-ga over her—all over the U.S. and internationally.

The machine which exists is accepted in all its essentials: the "goo-goo" yearns for a somewhat smoother rotation.

"Goo—goo—goo—goo," said the baby, and thrust the locket in her mouth.

Every other way she was 'a perfectly perfect lady; she made goo-goo eyes at me, and skipped round doing anything I told her.

Charles is not so shy as all that—love-making is where he lives, and he made goo-goo eyes at myself without an introduction.

Miller was looking at me goo-goo-eyed, but both the officials nodded and said: "That is true."

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