goose

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1 goose /ˈguːs/ noun
plural geese /ˈgiːs/
1 goose
/ˈguːs/
noun
plural geese /ˈgiːs/
Learner's definition of GOOSE
[count] : any one of many different kinds of birds that swim, that are larger than ducks, and that have a long neck and webbed feet
[count] : a female goose compare gander
[noncount] : the meat of a goose used as food
[count] informal + old-fashioned : a foolish or silly person usually singular

cook someone's goose

see 2cook

the golden goose

or the goose that lays the golden egg
: something that is a very good source of money or business

what's good for the goose is good for the gander

(US) or chiefly British what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander
used to say that one person or situation should be treated the same way that another person or situation is treated

wouldn't say boo to a goose

see 1boo
see also wild goose chase
2 goose /ˈguːs/ verb
gooses; goosed; goosing
2 goose
/ˈguːs/
verb
gooses; goosed; goosing
Learner's definition of GOOSE
[+ object] US, informal
: to touch or pinch (someone) on the buttocks
: to increase the activity or amount of (something)
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