lunger

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

lunge +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lʌndʒə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lunger (plural lungers)

  1. A person who lunges.

Etymology 2[edit]

lung +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lunger (plural lungers)

  1. (slang) A person afflicted with a disease of the lungs, especially one suffering from tuberculosis.
  2. (slang, in combination) A vehicle whose engine has the specified number of cylinders.
    • 1909, Automotive Industries (volume 20, page 992)
      Lion-Peugeot, whose recent successes at Barcelona and in Sicily have made them the favorites for the Boulogne race, will present two single-cylinder cars and one twin-cylinder. The one-lungers are special productions with a bore of 3.9 inches []
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

lunger m or f

  1. indefinite plural of lunge

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

lunger f

  1. indefinite plural of lunge