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gorger

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[ gawr-jer ]
/ ˈgɔr dʒər /
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noun
a person or animal that eats greedily and excessively, or that feeds voraciously on a particular thing:My brothers and sisters were all instant-gratification gorgers, and consumed their Halloween candy as quickly as they could.The ladybug is a voracious gorger of aphids.
a person greedy for power, money, etc.:The judgment effectively provides blanket immunity for the many political gorgers who made off with almost $9 billion in "unaccounted-for" taxpayer money.
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[ gawr-jer ]
/ ˈgɔr dʒər /

noun
Often Gorger .Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive. a Romani term for a person who is not Romani:The fights start when she decides to break with tradition and marry outside the Roma community; her fiancé is a gorger.
adjective
Often Gorger .Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive. a Romani term meaning “non-Romani”:It is sad that relationships between Roma and Gorger communities are so strained where once they would have been quite relaxed.

Origin of gorger

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First recorded in 1840–45; phonetic spelling of American Romani gorger, from British Romani gawja, from Romani gadjo “non-Romani man”
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