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gooey

[ goo-ee ]
/ ˈgu i /
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adjective, goo·i·er, goo·i·est.
like or covered with goo; sticky; viscid.
Informal. extremely sentimental or emotionally effusive.
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Origin of gooey

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; goo + -ey1
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British Dictionary definitions for gooey

gooey
/ (ˈɡuːɪ) /

adjective gooier or gooiest informal
sticky, soft, and often sweet
oversweet and sentimental

Derived forms of gooey

gooily, adverb
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