gomerel

or gom·er·al, gom·er·il

[ gom-er-uh l ]
/ ˈgɒm ər əl /
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noun Scot. and North England.

a fool.

Nearby words

  1. gomberg,
  2. gombo,
  3. gombroon,
  4. gomel,
  5. gomer,
  6. gomeril,
  7. gomitoli,
  8. gomme syrup,
  9. gommie,
  10. gomorrah

Origin of gomerel

1805–15; obsolete gome man (Old English guma; cognate with Gothic guma, Latin homō) + -rel

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Examples from the Web for gomeral

  • I played the gomeral brawly, but in the darkness we blundered ram-stam through the Sassenach lines.

    A Daughter of Raasay|William MacLeod Raine