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They wanted land—this gooey, slimy swamp they call 'farm land.'

They're not very big, but they're all right inside—all gooey, you know.

Not a pillow either, for it was all soft and gooey, and he was sinking into the soft, white stuff deeper and deeper every second!

The sainted old towel, the tainted old towel, The gooey old towel that hung on the wall.

The words, stated Mr. Blumenthal, were gooey enough to hurt, and the tune reminded him of every other song-hit he had ever heard.

Really, ain't it the gooey mess of heart-throbs when you come right down to it?

She started to come unglued again but stopped the dissolving process just before the wet and gooey stage set in.

All juicy or "gooey" fruits or cakes are best eaten with a fork, but in most cases it is a matter of dexterity.

Open a can of Maconochie and you find a gooey gob of grease, like rancid lard.

WORD ORIGIN

1893, American English slang, from goo + -y (2). The first element perhaps somehow imitative, or shortened from burgoo (1787) "thick porridge."

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