lungeous

[ luhn-juhs ]
/ ˈlʌn dʒəs /

adjective British Dialect.

(of a person) violent; rough.

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Origin of lungeous

First recorded in 1675–85; lunge1 + -ous

Words nearby lungeous

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Example sentences from the Web for lungeous

  • Tommy happened to turn up hereabout at that time; a big, lungeous fellow, who would speak disrespectfully of hanybody.