Slang a person who has tuberculosis of the lungs
One that lunges.
- A person who lunges.
- lunge + -er
- lung + -er
Variant of lunge
- a sudden thrust with a sword or other weapon
- a sudden plunge forward
Origin of lungecontr. ; from allonge ; from French literally , a lengthening ; from allonger, to lengthen, thrust ; from a- (; from Classical Latin ad), to + long ; from Classical Latin longus, long
to cause to lunge; thrust with a lunge