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  1. Susanne (Knauth) [knout] /knaʊt/, 1895–1985, U.S. philosopher.


adjective, noun, adverb Scot. and North England.
  1. long1.
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  • He that fa's in a gutter, the langer he lies the dirtier he is.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • A geologist came to luncheon, Professor Langer, a naturalised German.

    Passing By

    Maurice Baring

  • It is your advanced thinkers, men like Langer and his colleagues.

    Passing By

    Maurice Baring

  • And as for his sermons, theyre jist like a dogs tail, the langer the smaer.

    Norman Macleod

    John Wellwood

  • Why a, then, I'll mebbe say yes, when t' days is langer and t' weather's warmer!

British Dictionary definitions for langer


noun Irish slang
  1. another word for penis
  2. derogatory a disagreeable person

Word Origin

C20: possibly from lanyard


  1. Bernhard (ˈbɛrnhart). born 1957, German professional golfer: won the US Masters Championship (1985, 1993)


  1. a Scot word for long 1


  1. Cosmo Gordon, 1st Baron Lang of Lambeth. 1864–1945, British churchman; archbishop of Canterbury (1928–42)
  2. Fritz. 1890–1976, Austrian film director, later in the US, most notable for his silent films, such as Metropolis (1926), M (1931), and The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1932)
  3. Jack (John Thomas). 1876–1975, controversial Labor premier of New South Wales from 1925–27 and from 1930–32, who introduced much social welfare legislation and was dismissed by the governor, Sir Philip Game, in 1932 for acting unconstitutionally
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