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goose

1. noun, informal A foolish or silly person. Often used as a playful term of address. Oh, Daddy, you're such a silly goose!
2. noun, slang A prank in which a finger is poked on or between someone's buttocks. Ack! Don't give me a goose, you pervert!
3. verb, slang To poke one's fingers on or between someone's buttocks as a prank. There has been a big problem with boys trying to goose each other in the locker rooms.
4. verb, slang To rev (a motor). The guy in the car next to me kept goosing his engine while we waited for the light to change.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

goose

1. n. a silly oaf; an oaf. Oh, I’m such a silly goose!
2. tv. to (attempt to) poke something, such as a finger, in someone’s anus. Freddy tried to goose me!
3. n. an attempt to goose someone. (As in sense 2) He tried to give me a goose.
4. tv. to rev up an engine; to press down hard on the accelerator of a car. Why don’t you goose the thing and see how fast it’ll go?
5. n. an act of suddenly pressing down the accelerator of a car. Give it a good goose and see what happens.

goosed

mod. wearing bullet proof vest containing goose down. He’s goosed and ready for whatever bullets come his way.
See also: goose
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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