what a goose


what a goose
Australian Slang
someone that is not too smart, silly

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • What a goose — someone that is not too smart, silly …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • goose — 1. n. a silly oaf; an oaf. □ Oh, I’m such a silly goose! □ What a goose you are! 2. tv. to (attempt to) poke something, such as a finger, in someone’s anus. □ Freddy tried to goose me! □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Goose bumps — For other uses, see Goose bumps (disambiguation). Goose bumps on a person s body Goose bumps, also called goose flesh, goose pimples, chill bumps, chicken skin, funky spots, Dasler Bumps, chicken bumps or the medical term cutis anserina, are the… …   Wikipedia

  • what's good for the goose is good for the gander — what’s good for the goose is good for the gander what’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander phrase used for saying that if something is good or acceptable for one person it is therefore good or acceptable for another person Thesaurus:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goose (disambiguation) — Goose may refer to:Birds* One of several wild bird species in the family Anatidae: ** Goose, birds in the subfamily Anserinae of the Anatidae ** Magpie goose, bird in the closely related family Anseranatidae ** Pygmy goose, birds in the genus… …   Wikipedia

  • what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander — what s sauce (or good) for the goose is sauce (or good) for the gander proverb what is appropriate in one case is also appropriate in the other case in question * * * what s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander see ↑goose, 1 • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • what’s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander — What is suitable for a woman is suitable for a man. The proverb is also occasionally used in non sexist contexts. 1670 J. RAY English Proverbs 98 That that’s good sawce for a goose, is good for a gander... This is a woman’s Proverb. 1692 R.… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • What's sauce for the goose (is sauce for the gander). — What s sauce for the goose (is sauce for the gander). British, American & Australian, old fashioned, American & Australian, old fashioned something that you say to suggest that if a particular type of behaviour is acceptable for one person, it… …   New idioms dictionary

  • what's good for the goose is good for the gander — or what s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander used for saying that if something is good or acceptable for one person it is therefore good or acceptable for another person …   English dictionary

  • what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander — what s good for the goose is good for the gander or what s sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander used for saying that if something is good or acceptable for one person it is therefore good or acceptable for another person …   English dictionary


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