gooey gooey  /ˈɡu i/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) soft and sticky

Usage(s):

  1. As much as I love Boulud's cooking, I found it disgusting--a gooey mess of indistinguishable, nauseating fat.
  2. People of a certain age recall when Stuckey's was known for sweet divinity and gooey taffy, back when such phrases weren't even vaguely smutty.
  3. And the brownies came out literally half-baked--I had to leave them in an extra 10 minutes to get them to merely gooey.

News

  1. It's doughnuts gone wild! New, funky concoctions

    It happens every summer -- but rarely to this gooey, gloppy degree.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald

  2. Doughnuts gone wild! Sloppy Joes, bacon and more

    It happens every summer — but rarely to this gooey, gloppy degree.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Lafayette Daily Advertiser

  3. Video: It's doughnuts gone wild! New, funky concoctions

    It happens every summer — but rarely to this gooey, gloppy degree.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Greenville News

Quotes

  1. Patterson said the tar balls in Galveston County were only lightly weathered - "I guess the scientific term is gooey" - leading officials to suspect they arrived by ship.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Jerry Patterson Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. "If it washes up on our beaches, it will be a more gooey substance," said Stephen Leatherman, director of the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University, also known as Dr. Beach for his annual rankings of top beaches.
    on May 4, 2010 By: Stephen Leatherman Source: Boston Herald

  3. "He was the antithesis of East Coast cynical," said Raitt, who spent Sunday morning watching Buffalo videos on YouTube. "He was always in funny mode without being too gooey about it. He's been that guy all this time. In one guy, you got all...
    on Nov 2, 2009 By: Bonnie Raitt Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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