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one-lunger

[ wuhn-luhng-er ]
/ ˈwʌnˈlʌŋ ər /
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noun Slang.
a one-cylinder internal-combustion engine.
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Origin of one-lunger

1905–10; one lung + -er1
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How to use one-lunger in a sentence

  • You see it is simply crushing to have the responsibility of a one-lunger for a whole evening.

    Mariposilla|Mary Stewart Daggett
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