Pronunciation: (gOO'nē), [key]
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,goon'y bird".Also called gooney, goony.
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