lunger definition by Webster's New World
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Slang a person who has tuberculosis of the lungs
lunger definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One that lunges.
Variant of lunge
- a sudden thrust with a sword or other weapon
- a sudden plunge forward
Origin: contr. ; from allonge ; from French literally , a lengthening ; from allonger, to lengthen, thrust ; from a- (; from Classical Latin ad), to plush long ; from Classical Latin longus, long
to cause to lunge; thrust with a lunge
- lunger noun