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Gobi Desert a large, very dry region in northern China and southwestern Mongolia.
goblet a drinking glass with a stem and base, used mainly for wine.
goblin a small, ugly creature in fairy tales that does evil or mischief to humans.
god a being that is worshipped and believed to have special powers over nature or life. The ancient Greeks and Romans believed in the existence of many gods and goddesses. [2 definitions]
goddess a female god.
godfather a male godparent.
godmother a female godparent.
godparent an adult who promises at a child's baptism to take on certain responsibilities for the child.
go Dutch (informal) to go on an outing or order a meal, with each person paying his or her own share.
goes the present tense of go.
goggle (plural) a pair of special glasses worn to protect the eyes from dust, wind, water, or harsh light.
gold a soft, heavy, yellow metal that is one of the chemical elements. It is often combined with other metals to make it harder and stronger. Gold is very valuable. (symbol: Au) [7 definitions]
golden having a shiny, deep yellow color. [3 definitions]
goldenrod a plant with small, yellow flowers on top of tall, stiff stems. It blooms in late summer or early fall.
goldfinch a small finch with yellow and black markings, found in North America, Europe, and Asia.
goldfish a small fish that lives in fresh water. Goldfish are usually yellow or orange and are often kept in ponds or aquariums.
gold mine a place where gold is removed from the earth. [2 definitions]
golf a game played on a large outdoor course with small holes in the ground spaced far apart. Players use a set of special clubs to hit a small white ball into each of the series of holes. There are nine or eighteen holes in a golf course. The object of the game is to get the ball into each hole using as few strokes as possible. [2 definitions]
gondola a long, narrow boat with a flat bottom and high curved ends, propelled by a person standing at the stern using a long pole. Gondolas are used for carrying passengers on the canals of Venice, Italy. [2 definitions]
gone past participle of go. [3 definitions]
gong a large piece of metal shaped like a plate that makes a loud ringing sound when struck with a stick or hammer.