Gulliver definition

gŭlə-vər
An Englishman who travels to the imaginary lands of Lilliput, Brobdingnag, and Laputa and the country of the Houyhnhnms in Jonathan Swift's satire Gulliver's Travels (1726).
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(slang) One's head.
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Origin of gulliver

  • From Russian голова (golová, “head; mind, brains"). Probably initially popularized by the Russian-influenced argot spoken by characters in the 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess.

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