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goose

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds, Food, dish
ldoce_139_cgoosegoose1 /ɡuːs/ ●●○ noun (plural geese /ɡiːs/)  1 goose.jpg a) [countable]HBB a bird that is like a duck but is larger and makes loud noises b) HBB[countable] a female goosegander2 [uncountable]DFF the cooked meat of this bird3 [singular] old-fashioned informalSTUPID/NOT SENSIBLE a silly person wild goose chase, → wouldn’t say boo to a goose at boo2(3), → kill the goose that lays the golden egg at kill1(14), → what’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander at sauce(3)
Examples from the Corpus
gooseFowl, including ducks, geese, chickens and also pigeons, were kept near to the settlement in closes and open spaces.What happened to the old grey goose?That may be enough to give a little goose to the index, some say, but not enough to move it.The snow goose opened its round yellow eyes and nibbled at it.She stood watching silently long after the goose had vanished.The Gascons favour the goose and its by-products.The vet diagnosed botulism so undoubtedly the goose was infected.
goosegoose2 verb [transitive]  American English informalSYSEX/HAVE SEX WITH to touch or press someone on their bottom as a joke→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
gooseOr pulled around, or fondled, or goosed.Once or twice, Jack had casually goosed her as she reached for a file.The one who goosed me at Silk City the night we were there.Did the Strong money funds take higher risk to goose their yields?They pinched us and goosed us and ground their knuckles into our scalps.
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goose
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygoose
he, she, itgooses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygoosed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave goosed
he, she, ithas goosed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad goosed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill goose
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have goosed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam goosing
he, she, itis goosing
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you, we, theyare goosing
Past
I, he, she, itwas goosing
you, we, theywere goosing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been goosing
he, she, ithas been goosing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been goosing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be goosing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been goosing
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