doner

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See also: döner and Döner

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

done +‎ -er

Adjective[edit]

doner

  1. (humorous, dialect) comparative form of done: more done
    • 1999 March 10, “WHAT'S THE BEEF ?”, Richmond Times-Dispatch:
      With these cuts we generally recommend cooking no doner than medium-rare for a juicier product
    • 2007 June 3, “Suddenly, the field is level‎”, Austin American-Statesman:
      Doner than a flank steak at a West Texas truck stop. Doner than Michael Vick's chances at next year's NFL citizenship award
    • 2008, Porochista Khakpour, Sons and Other Flammable Objects, page 228:
      they feared sounding stupid even to themselves out loud—and besides, the conversation was doner than done to them

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

doner

  1. (Dublin slang) goner; someone who is done for.
    • 1922 (1984), James Joyce, Ulysses, page 86:
      One whiff of that and you're a doner.

Etymology 2[edit]

By ellipsis.

Noun[edit]

doner (plural doners)

  1. doner kebab

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dōner

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of dōnō

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin donāre, present active infintive of dōnō.

Verb[edit]

doner

  1. to give

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • “Appendix E: Irregular Verbs” in E. Einhorn (1974), Old French: A Concise Handbook, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-09838-6, page 153