adjective, goo·i·er, goo·i·est.
- goody two shoes,
- goody two-shoes,
- goodyear, charles,
- goof on,
- goof up,
Origin of gooey
Examples from the Web for gooey
Waiters hoisting massive, gooey hazelnut dacquoise cakes spoon-feed the dancing guests encircling the stage.
“It was so awful and sentimental and gooey,” he told The Hollywood Reporter.Jim Carrey’s Rant Against ‘Kick-Ass 2’ and 13 Other Stars Who Hate Their Own Films|Marlow Stern|June 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Inside it is soft and gooey but someday it will grow into something wonderful.
A stuntman in a fire suit, gooey with fire repellant, naturally.
Leaving it open, place the sandwich in the oven for about 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and gooey.
The sainted old towel, the tainted old towel, The gooey old towel that hung on the wall.A line-o'-verse or two|Bert Leston Taylor
The words, stated Mr. Blumenthal, were gooey enough to hurt, and the tune reminded him of every other song-hit he had ever heard.Indiscretions of Archie|P. G. Wodehouse
She started to come unglued again but stopped the dissolving process just before the wet and gooey stage set in.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
Really, ain't it the gooey mess of heart-throbs when you come right down to it?Somewhere in Red Gap|Harry Leon Wilson
Open a can of Maconochie and you find a gooey gob of grease, like rancid lard.A Yankee in the Trenches|R. Derby Holmes
adjective gooier or gooiest informal
1893, American English slang, from goo + -y (2). The first element perhaps somehow imitative, or shortened from burgoo (1787) "thick porridge."