Any of various grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae, bigger than a duck (noun)
The flesh of the goose used as food. (noun)
A stupid person (noun)
A tailor's iron, heated in live coals or embers, used to press fabrics. (noun)
A young woman or girlfriend. (noun)
To sharply poke or pinch someone's buttocks. Derived from a goose's inclination to bite at a retreating intruder's hindquarters. (verb)
To stimulate, to spur. (verb)
To gently accelerate an automobile or machine, or give repeated small taps on the accelerator. (verb)
Of private-hire taxi drivers, to pick up a passenger who has not pre-booked a cab. This is unauthorised under UK licensing conditions. (verb)
Examples of word goose
The Michaelmas goose is said to owe its origin to Queen Elizabeth's dining on one at the table of an English baronet on that day when she received tidings of the dispersion of the Spanish Armada, in commemoration of which she ordered the _goose_ to make its appearance every Michaelmas.
December 5th, 2009 11: 57 am ET game on, sarah. i th ink the media ought to dig into this woman's past associations, her conflicts of interest as governor – everything. what's good for the goose is also good for the gander. one question i would like to have answered – why did it take her 5 or 6 colleges to get a degree in communications – only to be a 'C' average student?
While nearly perfect for upland game, they will happily retrieve out of water, but may be a bit on the small side for retrieving larger birds like Canadian Geese (especially, if the goose is alive and struggling).
What's sauce for the goose is a light gravy for the gander
It doesn't matter if he wins NC because his goose is already cooked!