lungeous

[ luhn-juh s ]
/ ˈlʌn dʒəs /

adjective British Dialect.

(of a person) violent; rough.

Origin of lungeous

First recorded in 1675–85; lunge1 + -ous
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Examples from the Web for lungeous

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