goop vs guck what difference

what is difference between goop and guck

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡuːp/
  • Rhymes: -uːp

Noun

goop (usually uncountable, plural goops)

  1. (informal, usually uncountable) A thick, slimy substance; goo.
  2. (countable, informal, derogatory, dated) A silly, stupid, or boorish person.

Derived terms

  • goopy

Verb

goop (third-person singular simple present goops, present participle gooping, simple past and past participle gooped)

  1. (informal) To apply a thick, slimy, or goo-like substance.
  2. (informal, possibly obsolete) To stare; gawk.

Translations

References

  • “goop” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
  • Random House Webster’s Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987–1996.

Anagrams

  • PoGo, pogo


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡʌk/

Etymology 1

Blend of goose +‎ duck.

Noun

guck (plural gucks)

  1. The hybrid offspring of a goose and a duck
Derived terms
  • guckling

See also

  • swoose

Etymology 2

Blend of goo +‎ muck?

Noun

guck (uncountable)

  1. (slang) An unpleasant sticky substance; goo, gunk.
    • 1996, Carole Marsh, Vermont History! (page 59)
      As everyone familiar with these things knows, they’re sticky on the outside — and that sticky guck gets on your hands, making everything stick to them!

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡʊk/
    • (northern Germany) IPA(key): /kʊk/
  • Rhymes: -ʊk

Verb

guck

  1. singular imperative of gucken

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