goosey goosey  /ˈɡu si/


  • (adj) having or revealing stupidity


  1. She spent long, frustrating hours in her office and in court trying to coax coherent testimony from the loosey-goosey Kaelin.
  2. Waif-thin, Posey must have a Slinky for a spine; her walk is a loosey-goosey dance, as if house music were playing nonstop in her head.
  3. But while ringing was once limited mainly to heads of state and tony Wall Street types, things have got loosey-goosey lately.


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  1. "I don't particularly think that the term is apt," Kagan told Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, adding that she especially didn't like what people associated it with — "a kind of loosey-goosey style of interpretation in which anything goes."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: The Associated Press

  2. Rodriguez responded, in part, "It was such a loosey-goosey era. I'm guilty for a lot of things, for being negligent, naïve, not asking the right questions. To be quite honest I don't know exactly what substance I was guilty of using."
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Alex Rodriguez Source: CNN

  3. "We've got to believe in ourselves. For us to bounce back after a devastating loss last night I think is a great thing of what's to come," said Kevin Millar, who homered and drove in three runs. "We came back in here loosey-goosey."
    on Apr 8, 2007 By: Kevin Millar Source: Forbes

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