goey

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

go +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

goey (comparative more goey, superlative most goey)

  1. Of a horse: inclined to go; restive.
    • C. H. Spurgeon (editor), The Sword and the Trowel (page 544)
      It is all very well to keep a stylish steed, but many a horse is "a good 'on to look at" which is not "a good 'un to go," and I for one would rather have a goey one than a showy one.
    • 2007, Austin Andrews, Mistress of the Runes:
      I slowed her down, but she was goey and irritable. In fact, Rune always felt like a revving engine under me, an engine that wanted to shift into a higher gear.

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