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gooey

[goo-ee] /ˈgu i/
adjective, gooier, gooiest.
1.
like or covered with goo; sticky; viscid.
2.
Informal. extremely sentimental or emotionally effusive.
Origin of gooey
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism; goo + -ey1
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gooey

/ˈɡuːɪ/
adjective (informal) gooier, gooiest
1.
sticky, soft, and often sweet
2.
oversweet and sentimental
Derived Forms
gooily, adverb
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Word Origin and History for gooey
adj.

1893, American English slang, from goo + -y (2). The first element perhaps somehow imitative, or shortened from burgoo (1787) "thick porridge."

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gooey

adjective

Consisting of, covered with, or resembling goo: These passages seem affected and a bit gooey/ the story of Teresa Stratas, without gooey heaviness (1906+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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