Definition of gooey in English:

gooey

Syllabification: goo·ey
Pronunciation: /ˈɡo͞oē
 
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adjective (gooier, gooiest)

informal
1Soft and sticky.
More example sentences
  • Prepare everything 48 hours in advance to allow the sugary chocolate to become gooey and sticky and begin to seep into the layers of creamy cranberry.
  • I was starving, so was pleased that my sag aloo starter - a deliciously red, gooey mess of soft potato pieces in spices - was a decent size.
  • Alternatively, give ordinary croissants a makeover and stuff them with smoked salmon and gooey soft cheese.
Synonyms
1.1Mawkishly sentimental: you can love somebody without going all gooey
More example sentences
  • The writers juggled a nice mix of comedy, drama and romance pretty well, only occasionally stumbling into gooey sentimentality.
  • Some say it's gooey and sentimental but I think it's beautiful.
  • There isn't a whole lot of gooey sentimentality and no symbolic Robert Frost poems.
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Derivatives

gooeyness

noun
More example sentences
  • I'd been watching the stats build all day with a sense of gooeyness thinking all my mates were checking the site on mass out of concern for me.
  • Something called Sticky Toffee Pudding was infused with a delicate, gourmet gooeyness, and the banana cream pie had the kind of sugary, cheesecake-style crust you rarely see south of the Mason-Dixon line.
  • Nearly 20 percent of us are repelled by raw tomatoes (something about the gooeyness inside the firmness), and about the same fraction of us simply don't like trying new foods.

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