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

     

    goose

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ɡuːs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡuːs//
     
    (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they goose
    BrE BrE//ɡuːs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡuːs//
     
    he / she / it gooses
    BrE BrE//ˈɡuːsɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːsɪz//
     
    past simple goosed
    BrE BrE//ɡuːst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡuːst//
     
    past participle goosed
    BrE BrE//ɡuːst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡuːst//
     
    -ing form goosing
    BrE BrE//ˈɡuːsɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːsɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1goose somebody to touch or squeeze somebody’s bottom Jack goosed her as she reached for a file.
  2. 2goose something (along/up) (North American English) to make something move or work faster The government has done everything possible to goose the economy along.
  3. Word Origin Old English gōs, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch gans and German Gans, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin anser and Greek khēn.
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