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also goos·ey  (go͞o′sē)
adj. goos·i·er, goos·i·est
1. Relating to or resembling a goose.
2. Foolish or scatterbrained.
3. Nervously excitable.
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(ˈɡuːsɪ) or


adj, goosier or goosiest
1. of or like a goose
2. having goose flesh
3. silly and foolish
ˈgoosiness n
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or goos•ey

(ˈgu si)

adj. goos•i•er, goos•i•est.
1. like a goose; foolish or giddy.
2. Informal.
a. ticklish.
b. nervous.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.goosy - having or revealing stupiditygoosy - having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
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Unfortunately, she closes the door before he can reach it, and the narrator reveals that she always intends to do so, as "those nights are for her benefit, not Paco's, because being buck naked when she smiles that smirk down at him makes her feel so goosy and juicy, and some nights she can't help but giggle" (167).
Everybody is just goosy. They don't want to pull the trigger.
DEEPALPUR -- Federal minister for Kashmir affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo has said that National Assembly, by electing Raja Pervez Ashraf as prime minister shattered the dreams of goosy and opportunist politicians.
In a scene set in a remote hostel where the fugitives break their flight for a night's rest, a self-intoxicated poetic youth comments on Goosy's guitar-playing and singing of American tunes (Goosy's real objective is not the collective conviviality brought on by music, but bedding a woman who shows an interest in his soulful performance):
Even though being "artsy" is uncool, Aldo's arsty Grandma Goosy must have known what she was doing when she gave him the sketchbook.
As the wind started to grow goosy, my window of opportunity appeared to be fading.