gunge

gunge

[guhnj] British Informal.
noun
1.
soft, sticky matter; goo.
verb (used with object), gunged, gunging.
2.
to clog with gunge (often followed by up ).

Origin:
1935–40; expressive coinage; cf. gunk, grunge

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gunge (ɡʌndʒ)
 
n
1.  sticky, rubbery, or congealed matter
 
vb (foll by up)
2.  to block or encrust with gunge; clog
 
[C20: of imitative origin, perhaps influenced by goo and sponge]
 
'gungy
 
adj

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