Goosed vs Gooshed - What's the difference?

goosed | gooshed |

As verbs the difference between goosed and gooshed

is that goosed is (goose) while gooshed is (goosh).




  • (goose)

  • goose



  • Any of various grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae, bigger than a duck
  • There is a flock of geese on the pond.
  • The flesh of the goose used as food.
  • *
  • (slang) A silly person
  • * {{quote-book, 1906, Langdon Mitchell, chapter=The New York Idea, Best Plays of the Early American Theatre, 1787-1911, page=430 citation
  • , passage=I'm sorry for you, but you're such a goose .}}
  • (archaic) A tailor's iron, heated in live coals or embers, used to press fabrics.
  • * Scene 3:
  • Come in, tailor. Here you may roast your goose .
  • (South Africa, slang, dated) A young woman or girlfriend.
  • Usage notes

    * A male goose is called a gander. A young goose is a gosling. * A group of geese can be called a gaggle when they are on the ground or in the water, and a skein or a wedge when they are in flight.


    * (sense, tailor's iron) goose iron

    Derived terms

    * game of the goose * goose egg * goose game * goose pimple * gooseneck * goose-step * Mother Goose * what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander * one's goose is cooked

    See also

    * duck * eider * gander * swan * waterfowl


  • (slang) To sharply poke or pinch someone's buttocks. Derived from a goose's inclination to bite at a retreating intruder's hindquarters.
  • To stimulate, to spur.
  • (slang) To gently accelerate an automobile or machine, or give repeated small taps on the accelerator.
  • (UK slang) Of private-hire taxi drivers, to pick up a passenger who has not pre-booked a cab. This is unauthorised under UK licensing conditions.
  • English nouns with irregular plurals




  • (goosh)

  • goosh



  • To move in a messy, liquid manner.
  • * 1999 , H. Mel Malton, Cue the Dead Guy: A Polly Deacon Mystery (page 202)
  • In a way, it's rather useful to have your body remind you on a regular basis that there's healthy red stuff gooshing around inside you, just below the surface
  • * 2002 , Piers Anthony, Pornucopia
  • More fluid gooshed forth, arching beautifully and descending to strike Prior's arm. It was hot and gooey and repulsive.
  • * 2006 , Evelyn Vaughn, Grail Keepers Duo (page 71)
  • I waded out, my hair streaming water down my back, my toes gooshing deliciously in the mud.