a foolish person. A variant form of goon, mainly heard among children and teen-agers.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • goony — noun see gooney …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • gooney bird — /gooh nee/ 1. any of several albatrosses, esp. the black footed albatross and the Laysan albatross, occurring on islands in the Pacific Ocean, often near naval bases. 2. Slang. a foolish or awkward person or thing; goon. Also, goony bird. Also… …   Universalium

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