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A korean word literally meaning "exceptional" or "superior", in contrast to the hasu "mediocre" and chobo "beginner". Most often used in the games Starcraft and Warcraft to define players such as SlayerS_'BoxeR', PussInBoots, Seijooro, BMI.PhilMiraldo, NhomerS, APM70, SweetSaint, and SK.Insomnia.
He is a gosu Human player, able to micro-manage his footmen and riflemen with a rapid speed.

Night Elf is a versatile race, whose fragility is only handled well within the hands of a gosu player who can avoid the onslaught of piercing and siege on the race's characteristic unarmored units.
by Negatory59 June 12, 2004
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A catch all word to describe anything that is basic, uncool or untrendy. According to The New York Times, "cheugy (pronounced chew-gee) can be used, broadly, to describe someone who is out of date or trying too hard."

Things that are cheugy:

The New York Times
PT Cruisers
Goldendoodles

Australians

Addison Rae
White people
Billionaires

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A Korean noun ( °í¼ö ) - not adjective or adverb - tranlated and adopted by some countries such as United States and Russia, which means "high hand" literally in Chinese characters. It means a person with superior skills in one or more activities. It DOES NOT mean high level players in an RPG game. They are called GoLep( °í·¾ ).
Lim Yo-Hwan(ÀÓ¿äÇÑ)(aka SlayerS_'BoxeR') is the best known starcraft gosu in the world.

He is a gosu at Warcraft.
by Delusionist September 28, 2007
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Came from the Mandarin (Chinese) term "gao shou", which literally means "high hand". A gao shou is someone with a large amount of skill.
Dude! He's a gosu! He will definitely own you!!
by Jason Xu July 16, 2003
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A sub-human who sacrifices his or her social and sex life in exchange for ungodly Starcraft or Warcraft abilities. There have been actual cases where many 'gosu' players had starved to death because of playing Starcraft for too long.

Gosu: "Hahahaha! I can make 82973 zerglings before you can even send your SCVs to the minerals! I'm the best! I FEAR NOTHING!"
You: "...except natural light."
by Anonymous July 20, 2003
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To define some one that is really good at a game.
Sung Ming Bok Choi is so gosu
by jeff43667537 December 16, 2008
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Korean for very good at, excellent, must often used in games, such as Starcraft, Warcraft.
that strategy was gosu.
by MystiC January 21, 2004
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