Gareth

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæɹ.əθ/, /ˈɡæɹ.ɪθ/, /ˈɡæɹ.ɛθ/

Etymology 1[edit]

Of Old Welsh origin and cognate with the Welsh name Geraint or perhaps the word gwareddawg, gwaredd (gentleness).

Proper noun[edit]

Gareth

  1. A male given name of Welsh origin; name of a knight in the Arthurian romance.
    • 1872 Alfred Tennyson: Gareth and Lynette:
      The last tall son of Lot and Bellicent,
      And tallest, Gareth, in a showerful spring,
      Stared at the spate.

Etymology 2[edit]

Cockney rhyming slang based on the name of actor Gareth Hunt.[1][2][3]

Noun[edit]

Gareth (plural Gareths)

  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) cunt

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