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GOOK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gook mean? 

GOOK (noun)
  The noun GOOK has 2 senses:

1. any thick messy substance
2. a disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War)

  Familiarity information: GOOK used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GOOK (noun)


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Meaning:

Any thick messy substance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

slime; ooze; muck; gunk; guck; gook; goo; sludge

Hypernyms ("gook" is a kind of...):

matter; substance (that which has mass and occupies space)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "gook"):

sapropel (sludge (rich in organic matter) that accumulates at the bottom of lakes or oceans)


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Meaning:

A disparaging term for an Asian person (especially for North Vietnamese soldiers in the Vietnam War)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

slant-eye; gook

Hypernyms ("gook" is a kind of...):

Oriental; oriental person (a member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as offensive by Asians (especially by Asian Americans))


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