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Definition of the noun goose step

What does goose step mean as a name of something?


  1. a manner of marching with legs straight and swinging high
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: march / marching = the act of marching

Definition of the verb goose step

What does goose step mean as a doing phrase?


  1. march in a military fashion


The goose step is a special marching step performed on formal military parades and other ceremonies. While marching in parade formation, troops swing their legs in unison high off the ground, while keeping their legs straight and unbent.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Goose step

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Google previewThe New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (2002)

by Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil

goose step A straight-legged style of military marching used by the armies of several ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

goose step n. a military marching step in which the legs are kept straight. v.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Historic and Endangered Livestock and Poultry Breeds (2001)

by Janet Vorwald Dohner

curved object; a gooseneck stock trailer has a high hitch that locks into a pickup truck bed goose step A parade or military step in which the legs are held straight take a gander To look at something by stretching one's neck wild- goosechase ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Phrases (1922)

Phraseological Allusions, Catchwords, Stereotyped Modes of Speech and Metaphors, Nicknames, Sobriquets, Derivations from Personal Names, Etc., with Explanations and Thousands of Exact References to Their Sources Or Early Usage by Albert Montefiore Hyamson

Goose Step, The : elementary military ...

Google previewThe New American Webster Handy College Dictionary (2006)

Includes Abbreviations, Geographical Names, Foreign Words and Phrases, Forms of Address, Weights and Measures, Signs and Symbols by Albert Morehead, Philip D. Morehead, Loy Morehead

goose step, a ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

goose step n. military marching ...

Google previewBusiness Man's Dictionary and Guide to English (1920)

goose step (gcias step), a stiff manner of marching in which the legs are alternately lifted ...

Google previewOxford English Mini Dictionary (2013)

by Charlotte Buxton

goose step a marching step with the legs kept straight. gooseberry n.

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

goose step noun a way of marching ...

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