[ luhn-juhs ]

adjectiveBritish Dialect.
  1. (of a person) violent; rough.

Origin of lungeous

First recorded in 1675–85; lunge1 + -ous

Words Nearby lungeous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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.