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gook 1

Pronunciation: /ɡo͞ok/

noun

informal, offensive, chiefly North American
A foreigner, especially a person of Philippine, Korean, or Vietnamese descent.

Origin

1930s: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with gook

archduke, chibouk, duke, Farouk, fluke, kook, Luke, nuke, peruke, puke, rebuke, Seljuk, snook, souk, spruik, stook, tuque, zouk

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There are 2 main definitions of gook in English:

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gook 2

Pronunciation: /ɡo͝ok/

noun

informal
A sloppy wet or viscous substance: all that gook she kept putting on her face
More example sentences
  • Indeed, for a pinkish, processed, canned luncheon meat surrounded in gelatinous gook, Spam has quite an amazing story to tell - and a uniquely American one at that.
  • I was almost shocked, for instance, at the simple perfection of the Clams Casino - a New York-like first course that often is miserably laden with breadcrumb-cheese gook and baked into submission.
  • He'd only seen the makeup kit briefly, when Tanner took out some white, gloppy gook to take off the makeup that covered nearly his entire body.

Origin

1970s: variant of guck.

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Syllabification: gook

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