- a bad-mannered or inconsiderate person; clod; boor.
Origin of goop1
expressive coinage, apparently first used by Gelett Burgess in his book Goops and How to Be Them (1900)
- a viscous or sticky substance; goo.
Origin of goop2
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Examples from the Web for goop
But my apologies: I actually have to run back to the Goop Pop-Up for a second.I Went to Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Pop-Up Shop
May 5, 2014
Gwyneth was flying with her assistant and the CEO of Goop and Kevin coincidentally was also in the first class section.Why Did Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Split Six Days After Closing On A $14M Mansion?
March 26, 2014
Gwyneth also said on GOOP that we were her favorite thing ever.Thug Kitchen Creators Dish on Vegan Recipes Blog in Gangster Voice
May 9, 2013
According to The Daily Mail, Goop describes the design as “perfect or little girls who want to match their mothers.”Gwyneth Paltrow's "Controversial" Teeny Bikinis; Reed Krakoff to Depart Coach
The Fashion Beast Team
April 23, 2013
Remember, change comes from within, and not surgery or that bottle of “goop.”Fitness Guru Jack LaLanne's 7 Best Moments
The Daily Beast Video
January 25, 2011
By now, the goop had outgrown the pail and was two-thirds up in the laundry tub.The Water Eater
There was a Goop who lay in bed Till half-past eight, the sleepy-head!
I saw a Goop once try to do it, And there was nothing funny to it.
And if you gnaw the holder so, They'll take you for a Goop, you know!
He made up some goop which he thought would store memory impulses, the way the brain stores them.Sense from Thought Divide
Mark Irvin Clifton
- a rude or ill-mannered person
- any sticky or semiliquid substance
C20: coined by G. Burgess (1866–1951), American humorist
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