1. (US, also gloop) any slimy, sticky viscous matter, esp. hair oil, sticky sweets, cosmetics.
|‘Mlle from Armentieres’ [lyrics] Oh, Mademoiselle from Niedermendig / Gobbled the Goop for fünfzehn pfennig.|
|‘The Jargon of trade’ AS X:3 235/2: Goup [sic] [...] is not only a name for the liquid (usually chocolate) that is poured over ice-cream at soda-water fountains, but it is a term current in beauty shops also. In the latter it is a sticky gelatinous fluid used to keep the hair moist while the operator works in a finger wave.|
|Sex Variants II 1167: Goop [...] refers to the viscid semen.‘Lang. of Homosexuality’ Appendix VII in Henry|
|AS XXI 74: Goop [...] the mixture in an incendiary bomb.|
|Woods Words 71: Goop [...] Any dirty, sticky, smelly, messy stuff.|
|Stand (1990) 721: It made a milky, viscous gloop.|
|Rivethead (1992) 159: You could see her cavorting across American television with a canister of goop aimed squarely at her stylish mass of tresses.|
|Lockie Leonard: Scumbuster (1995) 100: Half a kilo of milk-fed goop wrapped in a pink diaper.|
|Chicken (2003) 54: I lie awake with a thick layer of goop covering my mouth and throat.|
2. (Aus.) a fool.
|Ginger Murdoch 105: I bin trying to tell you enough! this last half-hour, you big goop.|
3. (US) gelignite, nitroglycerine.
|Executioner (1973) 36: ‘How much goop did you use, Boom?’ [...] ‘You said enough to eject the safe. I ejected it.’.|
|Boston Blitz (1974) 85: A pound and a half of ‘goop’ — plastics explosives.|
(US gay) a fellator or fellatrix.
|Guild Dict. Homosexual Terms 19: goop-gobbler (n.): A fellator or fellatrice.|