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lungeous

[luhn-juh s]
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adjective British Dialect.
  1. (of a person) violent; rough.

Origin of lungeous

First recorded in 1675–85; lunge1 + -ous
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Historical Examples

  • Tommy happened to turn up hereabout at that time; a big, lungeous fellow, who would speak disrespectfully of hanybody.

    Felix Holt, The Radical

    George Eliot