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from goo to you, by way of the zoo
A humorous simplification of the evolution of simple organisms to sea life, to early mammals, to primates, to humans. Typically used as a sarcastic dismissal of the theory of evolution. So, what, you just think that slime grew on a rock, and it somehow eventually turned into us? From goo to you, by way of the zoo, is that it?
A trinket, knick-knack, or bauble, typically one that is small and ornamental. I hope Aunt Louise doesn't give me another gewgaw for my birthday—I already have a shelf full of them!
Any gelatinous, slimy substance. Ugh, the goo they put on you before doing an ultrasound always feels so cold and gross.
A visibly smitten or enamored facial expression, as of one who is romantically interested in someone else. Well, if you keep staring at her with goo-goo eyes, she'll know you like her sooner than later!
See also: eye
make goo-goo eyes at (someone)
To look at someone with an enamored or flirtatious expression. Often said of two people who romantically interested in each other. Those two have been making goo-goo eyes at each other all night—it's so nauseating for those of us who are single. Well, if you keep making goo-goo eyes at her, she'll know you like her sooner than later!
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giggle goo(ˈgɪglæ gu)
n. liquor. Can I pour you a little of that giggle goo?
n. some sticky substance; gunk. There is some sort of goo on my plate. Is that meant to be my dinner?
goo-goo eyes(ˈgugu ˈɑɪz)
n. flirtatious eyes. (Often with make.) Who’s the chick over there with the goo-goo eyes?
See also: eye
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