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Langer

[lang-er] /ˈlæŋ ər/
noun
1.
Susanne (Knauth)
[knout] /knaʊt/ (Show IPA),
1895–1985, U.S. philosopher.

lang

[lang] /læŋ/
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!

    George Cruikshank's Omnibus George Cruikshank
  • Langer, his influence on Goethe's religious opinions, 58, 59.

    The Youth of Goethe Peter Hume Brown
  • Five weeks in July I had nae wark; but I've been Langer than that—in winter, too.

    The Guinea Stamp

    Annie S. Swan
  • We're a' here by grace and no by merit, save his, as ye a' ken better nor I can tell ye, for ye hae been Langer here nor me.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • He didn't say it moind in wurruds, but I see it was the killin' av 'em, an' he jist coulden' shtand it no Langer.

    Two Knapsacks

    John Campbell
British Dictionary definitions for Langer

langer

/ˈlæŋə/
noun (Irish, slang)
1.
another word for penis
2.
(derogatory) a disagreeable person
Word Origin
C20: possibly from lanyard

Langer

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

lang

/læŋ/
adjective
1.
a Scot word for long1

Lang

/læŋ/
noun
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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