Lunge \Lunge\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lunged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lunging}.] To make a lunge. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lunged — (l[u^]ngd), a. Having lungs, or breathing organs similar to lungs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -lunged — lunged, combining form. having lungs: »Weak lunged = having weak lungs …   Useful english dictionary

  • lunged — adjective Date: 1693 1. having lungs ; pulmonate 2. having a lung or lungs of a specified kind or number used in combination < one lunged > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lunged — lung ► NOUN ▪ each of the pair of organs within the ribcage into which air is drawn in breathing, so that oxygen can pass into the blood and carbon dioxide be removed. DERIVATIVES lunged adjective lungful noun. ORIGIN Old English, related to… …   English terms dictionary

  • lunged — lÊŒndÊ’ n. abrupt forward movement, sudden thrusting motion v. move forward abruptly, make a sudden thrusting movement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • LUNGED — …   Useful english dictionary

  • leather-lunged — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having an inordinately loud voice or tending to speak in an inordinately loud manner only the leather lunged representatives could make themselves heard by their colleagues Harold Zink * * * /ledh euhr lungd /, adj.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • leather-lunged — adjective Date: 1846 having an inordinately loud voice < leather lunged singers > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leather-lunged — /ledh euhr lungd /, adj. speaking or capable of speaking in a loud, resonant voice, esp. for prolonged periods: The leather lunged senator carried on the filibuster for 18 hours. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • leather-lunged — adjective Possessing or characterized by robust lungs and a strong voice suitable for loud, sustained public speaking, shouting, wailing, singing, etc. He would like to know how she was getting along and the baby, too. . . . It was a leather… …   Wiktionary

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