- variant of gono- before a vowel: gonidium.
- a combining form meaning “angled,” “angular,” used in the formation of compound words: polygon; pentagon.
Origin of -gon
< Greek -gōnos, derivative of gōnía angle, akin to góny knee
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Examples from the Web for gon
I think 2014 was my big rock and roll year, and 2015 is gonna be a really good year to hang around the house.
She was gonna be in New York and wanted to hang around for New Years and hopefully be able to stay long enough to meet our baby.
But when he heard “A Change Is Gonna Come,” he asked to hear it again.How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’
December 28, 2014
He was gonna join the fight, you know, really he was, got his ninja getup fitted and everything.The Scared Widdle Kitty of ISIS
December 12, 2014
No, we think, “Ugh, now who is gonna clean all the blood from the street!”What It Feels Like For a Girl in Iraq
November 6, 2014
Then everybody who doesn't live on a hill is gonna be drownded.The Aggravation of Elmer
Robert Andrew Arthur
Purpos ye to let him have your soule and if he had your soule I wene he shulde be gon.Shakespeare Jest-Books;
You come 'long now wit' Ol' Bat, an' git de hoss, we gon' fin'.Prairie Flowers
James B. Hendryx
He ask the man from New York, "Whut you gonna do with her when you git 'er?"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma
Gor' gon—a monster of fearful aspect, a daughter of Phorkys and Ceto.
- a variant of gono- gonidium
- indicating a figure having a specified number of anglespentagon
from Greek -gōnon, from gōnia angle
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