gomer

[ goh-mer ]
/ ˈgoʊ mər /

noun Slang.

an undesirable hospital patient.
an enemy aviator, especially in a dogfight.

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Origin of gomer

First recorded in 1965–70; from Gomer Pyle, a character in the Andy Griffith Show (1960-71), or the show Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1964–69 )
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