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lunger

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[ luhng-er ]
/ ˈlʌŋ ər /
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noun Informal.

a person who has chronic lung disease, especially tuberculosis.

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Origin of lunger

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First recorded in 1890–95; lung + -er1

Definition for lunger (2 of 2)

lunger2
[ luhn-jer ]
/ ˈlʌn dʒər /

noun

a person or thing that lunges.

Origin of lunger

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First recorded in 1835–45; lunge1 + -er1
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