lunger
I. noun Date: 1842 one that lunges II. noun Date: 1893 a person suffering from a chronic disease of the lungs; especially one who is tubercular

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  • Lunger — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Brett Lunger (* 1945), US amerikanischer Rennfahrer Hansjörg Lunger (* 1964), italienischer Skibergsteiger Tamara Lunger (* 1986), italienische Skibergsteigerin Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lunger — (l[u^]ng [ e]r), n. a person with pulmonary tuberculosis. [informal] Syn: consumptive. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lunger — [luŋ′ər] n. [Old Slang] a person who has tuberculosis of the lungs …   English World dictionary

  • lunger — n. a large and nasty mass of phlegm coughed up from the lungs and spat out. (See also nose lunger.) □ Wayne loved to pretend that he was going to plant a lunger on somebody’s shoe …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • lunger — see céaslunger …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • Lunger — Large wad of spit. As in he choked up a big lunger …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Lunger — Large wad of spit. As in he choked up a big lunger …   Dictionary of american slang

  • lunger — longer …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • lunger — lunger1 /lung euhr/, n. Informal. a person who has chronic lung disease, esp. tuberculosis. [1890 95; LUNG + ER1] lunger2 /lun jeuhr/, n. a person or thing that lunges. [1835 45; LUNGE1 + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • lunger — noun /lʌndʒə/ a) A person who lunges. b) A person afflicted with a disease of the lungs, especially one suffering from tuberculosis …   Wiktionary

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