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Sunday, June 02, 2013

Definitions for lunker

  1. something unusually large for its kind.
  2. Angling. a very large game fish, especially a bass.

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Citations for lunker
In another year, June MacPherson became pregnant again, this time with a lesser character than Rory, a lunker who marched off peacefully to the altar. Leon Uris, Redemption, 1995
The lunker watched him lazily from cool blue eyes and paused to suck an inch of beer. "You going to pinch him?" Peach asked amiably. No, Santiago thought, he wouldn't. He had something better in mind. Richard S. Wheeler, Deuces and Ladies Wild, 2008
Origin of lunker
1910-1915
Lunker entered English in the early 1900s and its origin is unknown.