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glunch Line breaks: glunch
Pronunciation: /ɡlʌn(t)ʃ/

Definition of glunch in English:


[no object] Scottish
Look bad-tempered or depressed.
Example sentences
  • After all, does any great man glunch and gloom?
  • This failed to satisfy Crump, who glunched and gloomed and spat out some hot oaths.
  • His father would glunch and glare at every mouthful he saw his son eat.


Early 18th century: of unknown origin.

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