or gom·er·al, gom·er·il
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noun Scot. and North England.
- a fool.
Origin of gomerel
man (Old English guma;
cognate with Gothic guma, Latin homō
) + -rel
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for gomeril
Eden stared at her friend with the astonishment of a gomeril at a contortionist.
Wasn't she the jewel of the world altogether, an' how could he ever have been such a gomeril as to doubt her?
British Dictionary definitions for gomeril
- Scot a slow-witted or stupid person
C19: of uncertain origin
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