Gloomy Gus

Gloomy Gus
noun, plural (Gloomy Guses; also Gloomy Gusses) Usage: often not capitalized 1st G Etymology: from a comic-strip character created by Frederick Burr Opper died 1937 American cartoonist Date: 1904 a person who is habitually gloomy

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