looderamawn

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

looderamawn (plural looderamawns)

  1. Alternative form of loodheramaun.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses:
      there was an old one there with a cracked loodheramaun of a nephew
    • 1961, Flann O'Brien, The Hard Life:
      Baah! Adam was a damn fool, a looderamawn if you like.
    • 1964, Flann O'Brien, The Dalkey Archive:
      I found a looderamawn in Dalkey Village by the name of Teague McGettigan.

References[edit]

  • A Dictionary of Hiberno-English, Terence Patrick Dolan, Gill & Macmillan (2004), p. 141. ISBN 978-07171-4039-8.