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A sticky wet viscous substance.
[Perhaps alteration of goo.]
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1. a rude or ill-mannered person
2. any sticky or semiliquid substance
[C20: coined by G. Burgess (1866–1951), American humorist]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a viscous or sticky substance; goo.
[1915–20, Amer.; probably variant of goo]
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|Noun||1.||goop - any thick, viscous matter |
matter - that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
sapropel - sludge (rich in organic matter) that accumulates at the bottom of lakes or oceans
|2.||goop - street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate|
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