goose

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈguːs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/gus/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(go̅o̅s)

Inflections of 'goose' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
gooses
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Senses relating to prodding or stimulating only)
geese
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (All other countable usages)
Inflections of 'goose' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
gooses
v 3rd person singular
goosing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
goosed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
goosed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

goose

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [golden, spruce] goose
  2. [roast, cook] a goose
  3. eat (roasted) goose
  4. play duck duck goose
  5. the geese are [migrating, going south]
  6. the geese are honking
  7. can hear the geese honking
  8. feed geese at the [park, lake]
  9. hunt for goose
  10. hunt geese
  11. geese in the [river, stream, lake]
  12. you silly goose!
  13. your goose is cooked!
  14. cooked the [player's, worker's, budding artist's] goose
  15. UK: what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander
n as adj
  1. [got, has] a goose egg on his head
  2. gave her a goose egg
  3. filled with goose down
  4. a goose down [jacket, comforter, pillow]
  5. found a goose feather
  6. go goose hunting
  7. sent me on a wild goose chase
  8. are covered in goose [bumps, pimples, flesh]
  9. is giving me goose bumps
  10. goose liver pâté
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