guck
or gook noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of goo Date: 1949 oozy sloppy dirt or debris; broadly goo, gunk

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • guck — n. 1. any thick messy substance. Syn: goo, gook, gunk, muck, ooze, sludge, slime. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guck — [ gʌk ] noun uncount AMERICAN GUNK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • guck — ► NOUN N. Amer. informal ▪ a slimy, dirty, or otherwise unpleasant substance. ORIGIN possibly a blend of GOO(Cf. ↑goo) and MUCK(Cf. ↑muck) …   English terms dictionary

  • guck — ☆ guck [guk ] n. [< ? G(OO) + (M)UCK] Slang any thick, viscous, sticky or slimy substance …   English World dictionary

  • guck — /guk, gook/, n. Informal. 1. slime or oozy dirt: the guck in a stagnant pond. 2. any oozy, sticky, or slimy substance: a can of guck to patch the roof. Also, gook. [1945 50; perh. b. GOO and MUCK] * * * …   Universalium

  • guck — [gak] n. a thick, sticky substance; yuck. □ What is this guck on the bottom of my shoe? □ The doctor painted some asty guck on my throat and told me not to swallow for a while …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • guck — /gʌk/ (say guk) noun Colloquial slimy, objectionable matter: guck and goo. Also, guk. {? blend of goo and muck} –gucky, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • Guck — Gụck, Gụcke, die; , ...cken [viell. aus mlat. cuculla = Zipfelkapuze, auch: Tüte; vgl. ↑Gugel] (südd.): Papiertüte …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Guck — slimy, objectionable matter (probably blend of goo and muck ) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • guck — Australian Slang slimy, objectionable matter (probably blend of goo and muck ) …   English dialects glossary

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