gulliver

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian голова́ (golová, head; mind, brains). Probably initially popularized by the Russian-influenced argot spoken by characters in the 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡʌlɪvə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

gulliver (plural gullivers)

  1. (slang) one's head