noun Etymology: probably alteration of goo Date: circa 1918 goo, gunkgoopy adjective

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  • goop — [gu:p] n [U] [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Probably from goo] AmE informal a thick slightly sticky substance …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • goop — I n A stupid person. He is such a goop he eats his peas with his fingers. 1900s II n A sloppy, viscous, soft substance. The ice cream had melted into a bowl of goop. 1990s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • goop — noun (U) AmE informal a thick, slightly sticky substance: What s that goop you re putting on your hair? …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • goop — AND goup [gup] n. slop; gunk; bad food. □ I refuse to eat this goop. □ You get used to this goup after a while …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • goop — goop1 /goohp/, n. Informal. a bad mannered or inconsiderate person; clod; boor. [expressive coinage, appar. first used by Gelett Burgess in his book Goops and How to Be Them (1900)] goop2 /goohp/, n. Slang. a viscous or sticky substance; goo.… …   Universalium

  • goop — noun a) A thick, slimy substance; goo. b) A silly, stupid, or boorish person …   Wiktionary

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