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lungeous

[luhn-juh s] /ˈlʌn dʒəs/
adjective, British Dialect.
1.
(of a person) violent; rough.
Origin of lungeous
1675-1685
First recorded in 1675-85; lunge1 + -ous
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  • Tommy happened to turn up hereabout at that time; a big, lungeous fellow, who would speak disrespectfully of hanybody.

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