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goose

noun uk   /ɡuːs/ ( plural geese ) us  

goose noun (BIRD)

[C or U] a large water bird similar to a duck but larger, or the meat from this bird Note: The female bird is called a goose and the male bird is called a gander.

goose noun (PERSON)

[C] old-fashioned informal a silly person

goose

verb [T] uk   /ɡuːs/ us  

goose verb [T] (TOUCH)

informal to press or take hold of someone's bottom

goose verb [T] (MAKE ACTIVE)

US informal to encourage or cause something or someone to be more active
Translations of “goose”
in Korean 거위…
in Arabic إوَزّة…
in French oie…
in Turkish kaz…
in Italian oca…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禽, 鵝…
in Russian гусь…
in Polish gęś…
in Spanish ganso…
in Portuguese ganso…
in German die Gans…
in Catalan oca…
in Japanese ガチョウ, ガン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 禽, 鹅…
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