goose

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
goose

Plural
geese

Geese with goslings (baby geese)
  1. dinya, ƙwaƙwa (kamar agwagwa) <> (zoology) A goose is a big flying bird looking like a duck, with a long neck and webbed feet. The color of its feathers is usually a mix of grey, black and/or white, certain individuals having a uniform color.
    Wild geese regularly fly over our house when they migrate to Southern countries.
    I have a pet goose that honks when someone comes into the yard.
  2. A goose is a silly person.
    Aunt Dreeda acts like a goose whenever a man comes to her front door.


Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
goose

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
gooses

Past tense (ya wuce)
goosed

Past participle (ya wuce)
goosed

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
goosing

  1. (slang) To goose someone is to take him by surprise with a finger jab to the cleft of the buttocks that penetrates to the anus. The violated may be clothed or unclothed and usually reacts with a sudden, offended start.
    I was wearing only a jockstrap when a teammate goosed me in the locker room.