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  • verb Present participle of goose.

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Examples

  • And such "public things" are not just some short-term goosing of the economy by something called a "stimulus," but jobs that will last a generation.

    Center for American Progress Action Fund

  • He's an inventor and defense department contractor, and the idea of goosing the Ford's ability to turn heads and shred tires came when he bought a used gas turbine engine.

    Wired Top Stories

  • When you poke someone in the ass, you're "goosing" them.

    John Marshall: The Geese Fight Back

  • And the reason it is an independent agency is to ensure that Congress and the President don’t control monetary policy, because that would lead to ridiculous inflation as elected officials always favor short-term goosing of the money supply.

    Matthew Yglesias » Monetary Policy is Policy; The Fed is a Government Agency

  • And the reason it is an independent agency is to ensure that Congress and the President don’t control monetary policy, because that would lead to ridiculous inflation as elected officials always favor short-term goosing of the money supply.

    Matthew Yglesias » Monetary Policy is Policy; The Fed is a Government Agency

  • Global competition for commodities threaten to push energy prices sky-high again, and the Federal Reserve shows no ease in "goosing" the stock and bond markets via perpetual injections of liquidity, causing foreign creditors to panic further and Ben Bernanke to weigh the (rising) probability of his very own Conan-like demotion.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Craig Kilborn asked her about the behavior of Italian men -- who are known for "goosing," or pinching women on the butt.

    Inside TV Blog

  • Global competition for commodities threaten to push energy prices sky-high again, and the Federal Reserve shows no ease in "goosing" the stock and bond markets via perpetual injections of liquidity, causing foreign creditors to panic further and Ben Bernanke to weigh the (rising) probability of his very own Conan-like demotion.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Car dealers routinely get scores in the 80s to high 90s due to the same kind of goosing that Dell’s doing.

    Lots of company in Dell Hell « BuzzMachine

  • Imagine, for a moment, Daley up there larking about in one of his silly T-shirts, goosing Princess Anne.

    Torching the myth of Sir Steve Redgrave's Olympic supremacy | Barney Ronay

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