American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal A sticky wet viscous substance.
- n. Informal Sentimental drivel.
- n. An example of baby talk.
- v. intransitive To produce baby talk.
- n. uncountable, informal Any semi-solid or liquid substance; especially one that is sticky, gummy or slippery; frequently of vague or unknown composition, or a bodily fluid.
- n. Excessive, showy sentimentality
- v. transitive To apply goo to something.
- n. any thick, viscous matter
- American English, known since 1903, probably from burgoo ("thick porridge") (1787), possibly an alteration of glue. (Wiktionary)
- Perhaps short for burgoo. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Now many of our Christians have what I call the goo-goo syndrome - good government.”
“Lady Gaga makes catwalk debut in Paris Photo: Lady Gaga eyes legal action over breast milk ice cream Photo in Slideshow: Jay-Z Sean Carter, Beyonce Knowles … Entertainment Video: 'American Idol' Recap: The Top Thirteen Perform Entertainment Video: Greyson Chance: The Next Sensation Report Abuse In a related story, Lady Gaga has announced lawsuits against three million babies nationwide for using the phrase "goo goo gaga".”
“His mother thinks 'goo' is awful childish, and she is at him all the time to say 'Daddy-dinger,' but he never lets on he hears her.”
“The only thing this butt-hole nitwit should be left in charge of is cleaning the brown goo from the church coffee urn.”
“Steen: The point at which you're mixing up your own engine goo is when it goes from being a "hobby" to a "borderline deathwish" ...”
“So, as I write, yellowy green goo is building up in my lacrimal system and requires repetitive and tender cleaning every half hour or so, which is fun.”
“The Sanskrit word for matter is gu, curiously similar to our English word goo, a sticky substance in which one can get stuck.”
“They layer me in goo and basically mummify me without taking my organs.”
“ZJCW: Pardon me, but I was drinking brains when I read this, and laughing sprayed brain goo all over my computer monitor.”
“It is warming up to burn the appropriate set of neural pathways into a now-lifeless hunk of proto-brain goo awaiting insertion in a clone body.”
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