- a thick or sticky substance: Wash that goo off your hands.
- maudlin sentimentality.
Origin of goo
Examples from the Web for goos
Historical Examples of goos
Lydgate copies this line in his Hors, Shepe, and Goos, l. 155.
“That fare to be my train,” I says to myself, and drinks my beer as quick as I can and goos acrost to the station again.A Floating Home
A babyish voice babbled merrily, but the sounds were all "goos" and "ahs" without any resemblance to words.Aunt Jane's Nieces in Society
Edith Van Dyne
So Gg.; rest The goos, the duk, and the cukkowe also (wrongly; see next line).
- a sticky or viscous substance
- coy or sentimental language or ideas
Word Origin for goo
1903, American English, of obscure origin, probably a back-formation from gooey.