Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a goose.

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  • adj. having or revealing stupidity

Etymologies

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goose +‎ -like

Examples

  • All the riders ooohed and ahhhed as the gooselike bird poked around in the bushes, looking for something to eat.

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  • The aagronis shirt was stuffed with the Vhiliinyar equivalent of rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks, and a large bird, a gooselike creature which had fouled or perhaps fowled? the inside of the aagroni's ship-suit.

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  • And yet there was something gooselike about the babble that came from his mouth.

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  • These large, colorful, gooselike birds are noted for their beautiful, cheerful whistle.

    5 Chicken

  • One of the older men, raising his neck, gooselike, up out of his denim, took it upon himself to extend the courtesy of a reply.

    Skinny Legs and All

  • As Dwyer spoke, Adams constantly fidgeted in his seat and made repeated gooselike noises.

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  • Others are not as familiar, anserine ` gooselike. 'ranine ` froglike' and ca\pgrave\rine ` goatlike. '

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  • As befits the title, the story is concerned with Audubon’s search for near-legendary animal life, specifically the giant gooselike honkers.

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  • It shifted the hem of Jim’s kilt so that his thigh was revealed, gooselike and pale.

    At Swim, Two Boys

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