Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Goose


  1. Any large web-footen bird of the subfamily Anserinae, and belonging to Anser, Branta, Chen, and several allied genera. See Anseres.
  2. Any large bird of other related families, resembling the common goose.
  3. A tailor's smoothing iron, so called from its handle, which resembles the neck of a goose.
  4. A silly creature; a simpleton.
  5. A game played with counters on a board divided into compartments, in some of which a goose was depicted.

Goose Quotations

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
Lao Tzu

The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already.
Charles Spurgeon

A fox should not be on the jury at a goose's trial.
Thomas Fuller

Once you're in the military, she means a lot more to you than just a grandmother. She is the queen. And then you suddenly, it's like start realizing, you know, wow, this is quite a big deal. And then you get goose bumps and then the rest of it.
Prince Harry

When you're the cash cow that lays the golden goose egg, people are always going to cheer you on, whatever.
Noel Gallagher
More "Goose" Quotations

Goose Translations

goose in Dutch is gans
goose in Finnish is hanhi
goose in French is oie
goose in German is Gans
goose in Italian is oca
goose in Latin is anser
goose in Portuguese is ganso
goose in Spanish is oca, ganso
Copyright © 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote