minger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See minging (from Scots mingin) and -er.

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Noun[edit]

minger ‎(plural mingers)

  1. (Britain, slang, offensive) An unattractive person (of either sex).
    She's a minger!

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin mingere, present active infinitive of mingō(I urinate), itself from Proto-Indo-European *h₃mi-n-ǵʰ-, n-infix of *h₃meyǵʰ-. Cognate with Latin mēiō, Ancient Greek ὀμείχω(omeíkhō), Sanskrit मेहति(mehati), Old Norse míga, Tocharian B miśo.

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Verb[edit]

minger ‎(first-person singular present minjo, first-person singular preterite mingí, past participle mingido)

  1. To urinate

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: g becomes a j before a or o.

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