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[goo-nee] /ˈgu ni/
adjective, goonier, gooniest, noun, plural gooneys, goonies.
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  • One minute she's gooney-eyed and swooning, the next she's unsympathetically an over-the-top witch.
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A stupid person; simpleton; fool

[1895+; fr earlier goney, gonus, ''simpleton,'' found by 1580, and of obscure origin]

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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