gomer

gomer

[goh-mer]
noun Slang.
1.
an undesirable hospital patient.
2.
an enemy aviator, especially in a dogfight.

Origin:
1965–70; of disputed orig.

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gomer definition

[ˈgomɚ]
  1. n.
    a stupid oaf; a social reject. (From the television character Gomer Pyle.) : Who's that gomer in the overalls?
  2. n.
    and goomer. [ˈgumɚ]a person unwelcome in a hospital. (Supposedly an acronym for Get out of my emergency room.) : I don't want that goomer back in the emergency room.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
GOMER
get out of my emergency room
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Gomer definition


complete; vanishing. (1.) The daughter of Diblaim, who (probably in vision only) became the wife of Hosea (1:3). (2.) The eldest son of Japheth, and father of Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah (Gen. 10:2, 3), whose descendants formed the principal branch of the population of South-eastern Europe. He is generally regarded as the ancestor of the Celtae and the Cimmerii, who in early times settled to the north of the Black Sea, and gave their name to the Crimea, the ancient Chersonesus Taurica. Traces of their presence are found in the names Cimmerian Bosphorus, Cimmerian Isthmus, etc. In the seventh century B.C. they were driven out of their original seat by the Scythians, and overran western Asia Minor, whence they were afterwards expelled. They subsequently reappear in the times of the Romans as the Cimbri of the north and west of Europe, whence they crossed to the British Isles, where their descendants are still found in the Gaels and Cymry. Thus the whole Celtic race may be regarded as descended from Gomer.

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