1. (US) slimy, sticky, dirty viscid matter, also distasteful food.
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|Mad mag. Jul.–Aug. n.p.: The whole pie will fall apart [...] getting icky sticky gook all over your new [...] suit.|
|How to Talk Dirty 131: He [...] smeared gook on my face.|
|Deathbird Stories (1978) 40: The Merc sprayed JP-4 gook and water in a wide fan from its jet nozzle.‘Along the Scenic Route’ in|
|It (1987) 299: The gook in between the two boards will take most of the water pressure.|
|Et Tu, Babe (1993) 101: I don’t want a President who wakes up with green gook in his eyes, all groggy.|
2. (US) anything unpleasant; nonsense.
|Where the Boys Are 150: I think all that gook is self-evident.|
|Gidget Goes Hawaiian 63: He was full of gook, that Pete.|
|Cunning Linguist (1973) 56: You mustn’t believe all that good gook about stews, anyway. Some of them can be as prim and spinsterish as a Geraldine Page movie.|
to smear such a substance on someone.
|Always Leave ’Em Dying 122: If he’s to look remotely like Trammel they’ll have to gook him up with plenty of make-up, maybe fake eyebrows, a false nose, some porcelain teeth.|