gooney bird


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gooney bird ‎(plural gooney birds)

  1. Any of several albatrosses, especially the black-footed albatross (Diomedea nigripes) and the Laysan albatross, that dwell primarily on islands in the Pacific Ocean, often near naval bases.
  2. (slang) a foolish, silly, or awkward person or thing; a goon.

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