Definition of gook noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɡuːk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɡuːk//
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  1. 1[uncountable] (informal) any unpleasant sticky wet substance What’s all that gook on your face?
  2. 2[countable] (North American English, taboo, slang) an offensive word for a person from SE Asia
  3. Word Originsense 2 1930s: of unknown origin.sense 1 1970s: variant of guck.