lurgy


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lurgy

(ˈlɜːɡɪ)
n, pl -gies
facetious any undetermined illness
[C20: origin unknown]
Translations

lurgy

[ˈlɜːgɪ] N (Brit) (hum) I've got the dreaded lurgy againhe pillado algo malo otra vez

lurgy

n (Brit inf) to have the lurgy (= flu, cold)die Schnieferei haben (inf); to pick up the lurgysich (dat)was holen; to give somebody the dreaded lurgyjdn anstecken

lurgy

[ˈlɜːgɪ] n (Brit) I've got the dreaded lurgy againmi sento di nuovo poco bene
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IAM presently in the grips of a lurgy so severe, it can really only be man-flu.
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As it happened, the good lady was so full up with the lurgy that we attended neither.
So we should really be more sympathetic when our menfolk succumb to the lurgy.
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Yep, if the powers that be are interested in collecting disgusting new germ warfare techniques that will completely annihilate their enemies, they should bring a test tube and visit us here at lurgy central.
I am currently writing this week's column from the comfort of my home office (you may know it as the box room) while sniffling and a-shivering with absolutely no inquiries as to my well-being from my other half or even work colleagues when I struggle to get into work with this lowly lurgy.