[gyoo-gaw, goo-] /ˈgyu gɔ, ˈgu-/
something gaudy and useless; trinket; bauble.
a showy but valueless trinket
showy and valueless; gaudy
early 13c., giuegaue, contemptuous reduplication, possibly connected with Old French gogue “rejoicing, jubilation; joke, prank, mockery, game;” or jou-jou “toy,” baby-talk word, from jouer “to play,” from Latin jocare (see joke).
[guh-voo rts-truh-mee-ner; German guh-vyrts-trah-mee-nuh r] /gəˈvʊərts trəˌmi nər; German gəˈvürts trɑˌmi nər/ noun 1. a type of white grape used in winemaking. 2. a dry white table wine of Germany, the Alsace region of France, and northern California. /ɡəˌvɜːtsˈtræmɪnə; German ɡəˌvyrtsˈtraminər/ noun 1. a white grape grown in Alsace, Germany, and elsewhere, used for making […]
[gey] /geɪ/ adverb 1. Scot. considerably; very. /ɡaɪ; Scottish ɡəɪ/ adverb 1. (Scot & Northumbrian, dialect) (intensifier): it’s gey cold adj. a Scottish variant of gay, sometimes used 18c.-19c. with a sense of “considerable, pretty much, considerably.” Cf. gray/grey.
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[gahy-zer, -ser for 1, 3; gee-zer for 2] /ˈgaɪ zər, -sər for 1, 3; ˈgi zər for 2/ noun 1. a hot spring that intermittently sends up fountainlike jets of water and steam into the air. 2. British Informal. a hot-water heater, as for a bath. verb (used without object) 3. to spew forth as […]