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Definition of goose-step verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

goose-step

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːs step//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːs step//
 
[intransitive] (often disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they goose-step
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːs step//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːs step//
 
he / she / it goose-steps
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːs steps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːs steps//
 
past simple goose-stepped
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːs stept//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːs stept//
 
past participle goose-stepped
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːs stept//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːs stept//
 
-ing form goose-stepping
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːs stepɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːs stepɪŋ//
 
 
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to march with the legs raised high and straight, as soldiers do in some countries

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