- (in Shakespeare's King Lear) the elder of Lear's two faithless daughters.
Examples from the Web for goneril
Contemporary Examples of goneril
King Lear becomes Lear texting “okay who wants a kingdom,” to which Goneril replies “me me I do.”What Would Jane Eyre Sext?
December 23, 2014
Historical Examples of goneril
But Goneril excused herself, and said, what need of so many as five-and-twenty?Tales from Shakespeare
Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
While he was greeting her hostesses Goneril cast a rapid glance at him.
Goneril felt that the time had come for silence and good manners.
Goneril saw it was necessary that she, likewise should deck herself in her best.
And yet all this had happened years before Goneril had ever seen the light.