the economic and political system adopted in Hungary after the collapse of Communism; also called goulash communism
Goulash democracy offered the prospect of material welfare in exchange for silence.
[goold] /guld/ noun 1. Chester, 1900–85, U.S. cartoonist: creator of the comic strip “Dick Tracy.”. 2. Glenn Herbert, 1932–82, Canadian pianist and composer. 3. Jay, 1836–92, U.S. financier. 4. Morton, 1913–1996, U.S. composer and pianist. 5. Stephen Jay, 1941–2002, U.S. paleontologist, biologist, and science writer. /ɡuːld/ noun 1. Benjamin Apthorp. 1824–96, US astronomer: the first […]
- Gouldian finch
/ˈɡuːldɪən/ noun 1. a multicoloured finch, Chloebia gouldiae, of tropical N Australia
[goh] /goʊ/ verb (used without object), went, gone, going. 1. to move or proceed, especially to or from something: They’re going by bus. 2. to leave a place; depart: People were coming and going all the time. 3. to keep or be in motion; function or perform as required: Can’t you go any faster in […]
- Go underground
verb phrase to go into hiding; to operate in secret Examples The group of dissidents went underground. Usage Note informal verb phrase To go into hiding; to operate in secret: the school newspaper went underground/ the persecuted go underground