Wretched; miserable; darned: Isn’t that picture gosh-awful?
Extremely: Wasn’t it gosh-awful dark in there? (1900+)
[gos-hawk] /ˈgɒsˌhɔk/ noun 1. any of several powerful, short-winged hawks, as Accipiter gentilis, of Europe and America, formerly much used in falconry. /ˈɡɒsˌhɔːk/ noun 1. a large hawk, Accipiter gentilis, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having a bluish-grey back and wings and paler underparts: used in falconry n. Old English goshafoc, literally “goose-hawk,” from […]
[goh-shuh n] /ˈgoʊ ʃən/ noun 1. a pastoral region in Lower Egypt, occupied by the Israelites before the Exodus. Gen. 45:10. 2. a land or place of plenty and comfort. 3. a city in N Indiana. /ˈɡəʊʃən/ noun 1. a region of ancient Egypt, east of the Nile delta: granted to Jacob and his descendants […]
[goo-zuh l] /ˈgu zəl/ noun, South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. . noun The throat (1800s+)
- Go over with a bang
verb phrase To succeed splendidly; be enthusiastically approved: My idea for a new bulletin board went over with a bang (1928+)