gomeril

/ (ˈɡɒmərɪl) /

noun

Scot a slow-witted or stupid person

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Word Origin for gomeril

C19: of uncertain origin
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Example sentences from the Web for gomeril

  • Eden stared at her friend with the astonishment of a gomeril at a contortionist.

    Eden|Edgar Saltus
  • Wasn't she the jewel of the world altogether, an' how could he ever have been such a gomeril as to doubt her?

    North, South and Over the Sea|M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)