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  • goolie — (also gooly) ► NOUN (pl. goolies) Brit. informal ▪ a testicle. ORIGIN perhaps related to a Hindi word meaning bullet, ball, pill …   English terms dictionary

  • goolie — n. (also gooly) (pl. ies) 1 (usu. in pl.) sl. a testicle. 2 Austral. sl. a stone or pebble. Etymology: app. of Ind. orig.; cf. Hind. goliacute bullet, ball, pill * * * goolie [goolie goolies …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goolie — 1. stone; 2. testicle; 3. glob of phlegm …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • goolie — I Australian Slang 1. stone; 2. testicle; 3. glob of phlegm II Canadian Slang In Manitoba, a derogatory term for someone of Icelandic descent. From Islendigur, meaning Icelander …   English dialects glossary

  • goolie — goo|lie gooly [ˈgu:li] n [C usually plural] BrE informal a rude or humorous word meaning a ↑testicle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • goolie — n. (British Slang) stone; testicle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goolie — [ gu:li] (also gooly) noun (plural goolies) 1》 Brit. vulgar slang a testicle. 2》 Austral./NZ informal a stone or pebble. Origin 1930s: appar. of Ind. origin (cf. Hindi golī bullet, ball, pill ), although sense 2 may be from an Aboriginal language …   English new terms dictionary

  • goolie — I. /ˈguli/ (say goohlee) noun Colloquial 1. (usually plural) a testicle: hit in the goolies. 2. a gob of phlegm. Also, gooly. {origin uncertain, compare Hindi gullī small round object, golī ball} II. /ˈguli/ (say goohlee) noun Especially Qld, NSW …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ging Gang Goolie — or Ging Gang Gooli is a gibberish scouting song written by Robert Baden Powell.cite web url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A13346886 title=Ging Gang Goolie a Scouting Song accessdate=2006 11 22] The song is still popular among the Boy Scouts and… …   Wikipedia

  • gooly goolie — noun (countable usually plural) BrE slang an impolite word meaning a testicle …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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