goony


Also found in: Thesaurus.

goo·ney

also goo·ny  (go͞o′nē)
n. pl. goo·neys also goo·nies
An albatross, especially one in the Northern Hemisphere. Also called gooney bird.

[Origin unknown.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goony - a variety of albatross with black feetgoony - a variety of albatross with black feet
mollymawk, albatross - large web-footed birds of the southern hemisphere having long narrow wings; noted for powerful gliding flight
genus Diomedea - type of the Diomedeidae
References in periodicals archive ?
The shopkeeper, observing her fascination with the bird, told her it was a special imported "Goony bird" and it had a very peculiar trait.
This morning, as usual, I let the dog out the back court and in my tartan goony I joined her to take the air.
Goony US rappers LMFAO had the biggest-selling single of the year with Party Rock Anthem, the Herald Sun reported.
guardrail and snarled arch clamped tight like a goony smile, the last
Which bird was nicknamed gooney or goony after a slang term for fool?