[pan-urj; French pa-nyrzh]


(in Rabelais' Pantagruel) a rascal, the companion of Pantagruel.

Related formspan·urg·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for panurge

Historical Examples of panurge

  • Make good cheer of it, as Panurge said of what was beyond him.

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    Charles G. Leland

  • You know what that gang who took the Andromeda to Panurge found?

    The Cosmic Computer

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Panurge had no sooner heard this, but he was upon the high-rope.

    Familiar Quotations

    John Bartlett

  • But thereon the others began to mock, flout, and gird at Panurge for his cowardice.

  • De Lagoanre came in behalf of the Isola brothers to ask me to let them have Panurge.

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    Jules Massenet