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lungeous

[ luhn-juhs ]
/ ˈlʌn dʒəs /
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adjective British Dialect.
(of a person) violent; rough.
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Origin of lungeous

First recorded in 1675–85; lunge1 + -ous

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How to use lungeous in a sentence

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

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