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1. goose

noun. ['ˈguːs'] web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks.

Synonyms

  • brent
  • brent goose
  • Anatidae
  • honker
  • family Anatidae
  • Chinese goose
  • anseriform bird
  • Canada goose
  • Anser cygnoides
  • brant
  • brant goose
  • graylag goose
  • barnacle
  • gander
  • gaggle
  • gosling
  • greylag goose
  • graylag
  • Branta canadensis
  • Chen caerulescens
  • blue goose
  • Anser anser
  • barnacle goose
  • goose down
  • Branta leucopsis
  • Canadian goose

Antonyms

  • wise
  • humorless
  • undeceive
  • keep

Etymology

  • gos (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Goose

  • reintroduce
  • overproduce
  • reproduce
  • introduce
  • disabuse
  • profuse
  • excuse
  • chartreuse
  • abstruse
  • vanhoose
  • recluse
  • produce
  • misuse
  • disuse
  • diffuse
  • spruce
  • seduce
  • reuse
  • reduce
  • obtuse
  • lajous
  • labouisse
  • induce
  • deduce
  • damoose
  • caboose
  • asmus
  • abuse
  • tyus
  • truce

Example sentences of the word goose


1. Adjective
Coat the potatoes in a fat, such as olive oil, butter or goose fat.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If the plural of goose is geese, the plural of moose must be meese, right?

Quotes containing the word goose


1. Yes, we'll yell, 'Help, help us, goose girl, and bring the terrifying legion of warrior geese'.
- Shannon Hale, The Goose Girl

2. It was not curiosity that killed the goose who laid the golden egg, but an insatiable greed that devoured common sense.
- E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

3. If you buy an egg thinking it's a goose's egg, and when it hatches it is actually a bird of paradise; no manner of convincing and reproach will turn the bird of paradise into a goose. Even if you make it go to goose church and goose school and eat goose feeds and only hang out with geese! In the end, it will still belong to paradise.
- C. JoyBell C.

2. goose-tansy

noun. low-growing perennial having leaves silvery beneath; northern United States; Europe; Asia.

Synonyms

  • Potentilla anserina
  • goose grass
  • cinquefoil
  • five-finger

3. goose

verb. ['ˈguːs'] prod into action.

Synonyms

  • egg on
  • incite

Antonyms

  • gain
  • hotness
  • discouragement

Etymology

  • gos (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. goose

noun. ['ˈguːs'] flesh of a goose (domestic or wild).

Antonyms

  • unfold

Etymology

  • gos (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. goose

noun. ['ˈguːs'] a man who is a stupid incompetent fool.

Synonyms

  • zany
  • fathead
  • saphead
  • sap
  • muggins
  • tomfool
  • jackass
  • fool
  • cuckoo
  • goof
  • bozo
  • twat

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • refrain
  • undercharge
  • decompress

Etymology

  • gos (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. goose

verb. ['ˈguːs'] give a spurt of fuel to.

Antonyms

  • unclasp

Etymology

  • gos (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. goose

verb. ['ˈguːs'] pinch in the buttocks.

Synonyms

  • pinch
  • tweet
  • twitch
  • squeeze
  • nip

Etymology

  • gos (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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