- an undesirable hospital patient.
- an enemy aviator, especially in a dogfight.
Origin of gomer
First recorded in 1965–70; of disputed orig.
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Examples from the Web for gomer
ISIS is an A-Team force among FSA units composed of squabbling Gomer Pyles.How U.S. Strikes on Syria Help al Qaeda
August 28, 2013
After a little nudge from his enthusiastic cousin Gomer, Goober channels superstar Cary Grant with this “convincing” impression.
After Gomer leaves Mayberry to join the Marines, Goober shocks his cousin with a surprise visit to the military base.
Goober Pyle and his happy go-lucky cousin Gomer offered endless hours of comic relief on The Andy Griffith Show.
Gomer stands for the Germans in part, for those who descended from Gomer.The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882
The gomer chamber (which see) is generally adopted in our service.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
According to the genealogy in Genesis, Gomer is the eldest son of Japhet.The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)
How had the star of this daughter of Gomer waxed, while the star of these Cymry, his sons, had waned!Celtic Literature
That the descendants of the Gomer moved northward and established themselves in parts of Germany seems to be an established fact.The Prophet Ezekiel
Arno C. Gaebelein