Definition of goosegog in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡʊzɡɒɡ/
Pronunciation: /ˈɡuːsɡɒɡ/


British informal
A gooseberry.
Example sentences
  • Tip handfuls of pale, hard goosegogs into a stainless steel pan and sprinkle them generously with unrefined golden sugar and a few good shakes of water - just enough to stop the fruit sticking.
  • The wine has all the usual varietal characteristics; elderflower aromas with flavours of goosegog and lime.


Early 19th century: humorous alteration, gog being an altered form of gob1.

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