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gone

[gawn, gon] /gɔn, gɒn/
verb
1.
past participle of go1 .
adjective
2.
departed; left.
3.
lost or hopeless.
4.
5.
that has passed away; dead.
6.
past.
7.
weak and faint:
a gone feeling.
8.
used up.
9.
Slang.
  1. pregnant:
    two months gone.
  2. great; outstanding.
  3. exhilarated; inspired.
Idioms
10.
far gone,
  1. much advanced; deeply involved.
  2. nearly exhausted; almost worn out.
  3. dying:
    The rescue party finally reached the scene of the crash, but most of the survivors were already far gone.
11.
gone on, Informal. infatuated with; in love with:
He is still gone on the woman who jilted him.
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British Dictionary definitions for gone on

gone

/ɡɒn/
verb
1.
the past participle of go1
adjective (usually postpositive)
2.
ended; past
3.
lost; ruined (esp in the phrases gone goose or gosling)
4.
dead or near to death
5.
spent; consumed; used up
6.
(informal) faint or weak
7.
(informal) having been pregnant (for a specified time): six months gone
8.
(usually foll by on) (slang) in love (with)
9.
(slang) in an exhilarated state, as through music or the use of drugs
10.
(informal) gone out, blank and without comprehension, as if stupefied in surprise
adverb
11.
past: it's gone midnight
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Word Origin and History for gone on

gone

past participle of go.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for gone on

gone on

adjective phrase

In love with; enamored of: I was so gone over her (1885+)


gone

adjective
  1. Intoxicated, esp with narcotics (1940s+ Jazz musicians)
  2. In a trancelike condition; meditative: gurgling forth a flow of words, a ''gone'' expression on his face (1940s+ Cool talk)
  3. Excellent; wonderful; cool: a real gone chick (1940s+ Cool talk)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with gone on
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