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gudg·eon 1

 (gŭj′ən)
n.
1.
a. A small freshwater cyprinid fish (Gobio gobio), often used for bait.
b. Any of various similar or related fishes.
2. Slang One who is easily duped.

[Middle English gojoun, from Old French goujon, from Latin gōbiō, gōbiōn-, variant of gōbius; see goby.]

gudg·eon 2

 (gŭj′ən)
n.
1. A metal pivot or journal at the end of a shaft or an axle, around which a wheel or other device turns.
2. The socket of a hinge into which a pin fits.
3. A metal pin that joins two pieces of stone.
4. Nautical The socket for the pintle of a rudder.

[Middle English gudyon, from Old French gojon, peg, diminutive of goi, gouge, from Vulgar Latin *gubius, variant of Late Latin gubia; see gouge.]

gudgeon

(ˈɡʌdʒən)
n
1. (Animals) a small slender European freshwater cyprinid fish, Gobio gobio, with a barbel on each side of the mouth: used as bait by anglers
2. (Animals) any of various other fishes, such as the goby
3. bait or enticement
4. slang a person who is easy to trick or cheat
vb
(tr) slang to trick or cheat
[C15: from Old French gougon, probably from Latin gōbius; see goby]

gudgeon

(ˈɡʌdʒən)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a pivot at the end of a beam or axle
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical one of two or more looplike sockets, fixed to the transom of a boat, into which the pintles of a rudder are fitted
[C14: from Old French goujon, perhaps from Late Latin gulbia chisel]

gudg•eon1

(ˈgʌdʒ ən)

n.
1. any small European cyprinid fish of the genus Gobio.
2. any of certain related fishes.
[1375–1425; late Middle English gogion < Old French go(u)jon < Latin gōbiōnem, acc. of gōbiō, variant of gobius]

gudg•eon2

(ˈgʌdʒ ən)

n.
2. a socket for the pintle of a hinge.
[1350–1400; Middle English gudyon < Old French go(u)jon, perhaps ultimately < Late Latin gu(l)bia a chisel; see gouge]

gudgeon


Past participle: gudgeoned
Gerund: gudgeoning

Imperative
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gudgeon
Present
I gudgeon
you gudgeon
he/she/it gudgeons
we gudgeon
you gudgeon
they gudgeon
Preterite
I gudgeoned
you gudgeoned
he/she/it gudgeoned
we gudgeoned
you gudgeoned
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Present Continuous
I am gudgeoning
you are gudgeoning
he/she/it is gudgeoning
we are gudgeoning
you are gudgeoning
they are gudgeoning
Present Perfect
I have gudgeoned
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they have gudgeoned
Past Continuous
I was gudgeoning
you were gudgeoning
he/she/it was gudgeoning
we were gudgeoning
you were gudgeoning
they were gudgeoning
Past Perfect
I had gudgeoned
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he/she/it had gudgeoned
we had gudgeoned
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they had gudgeoned
Future
I will gudgeon
you will gudgeon
he/she/it will gudgeon
we will gudgeon
you will gudgeon
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Future Perfect
I will have gudgeoned
you will have gudgeoned
he/she/it will have gudgeoned
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you will have gudgeoned
they will have gudgeoned
Future Continuous
I will be gudgeoning
you will be gudgeoning
he/she/it will be gudgeoning
we will be gudgeoning
you will be gudgeoning
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gudgeoning
you have been gudgeoning
he/she/it has been gudgeoning
we have been gudgeoning
you have been gudgeoning
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gudgeoning
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he/she/it will have been gudgeoning
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you will have been gudgeoning
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gudgeoning
you had been gudgeoning
he/she/it had been gudgeoning
we had been gudgeoning
you had been gudgeoning
they had been gudgeoning
Conditional
I would gudgeon
you would gudgeon
he/she/it would gudgeon
we would gudgeon
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they would gudgeon
Past Conditional
I would have gudgeoned
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he/she/it would have gudgeoned
we would have gudgeoned
you would have gudgeoned
they would have gudgeoned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gudgeon - small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a suckergudgeon - small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
mudskipper, mudspringer - found in tropical coastal regions of Africa and Asia; able to move on land on strong pectoral fins
2.gudgeon - small slender European freshwater fish often used as bait by anglersgudgeon - small slender European freshwater fish often used as bait by anglers
cyprinid, cyprinid fish - soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales
genus Gobio, Gobio - true gudgeons

gudgeon

noun
Slang. A person who is easily deceived or victimized:
Informal: sucker.
Chiefly British: mug.
Translations
모샘치축받이

gudgeon

1 [ˈgʌdʒən] N (= fish) → gobio m

gudgeon

2 [ˈgʌdʒən] N (Tech) → gorrón m

gudgeon

nGründling m

gudgeon

[ˈgʌdʒn] n (fish) → gobione m
References in classic literature ?
The river abounds in pike, roach, dace, gudgeon, and eels, just here; and you can sit and fish for them all day.
Anybody can come in and say, "Oh, I caught fifteen dozen perch yesterday evening;" or "Last Monday I landed a gudgeon, weighing eighteen pounds, and measuring three feet from the tip to the tail.
Here he found that the rudder had been all but unshipped, probably as the vessel was lifted over the reef during the storm, but a single pintle remaining in its gudgeon.
Why in the name of gudgeons and ginger-cakes don't ye pull?
She went out to the stream which flowed through the garden, and had a whole bucketful of gudgeons brought to her.
A basket I could not make by any means, having no such things as twigs that would bend to make wicker-ware - at least, none yet found out; and as to a wheelbarrow, I fancied I could make all but the wheel; but that I had no notion of; neither did I know how to go about it; besides, I had no possible way to make the iron gudgeons for the spindle or axis of the wheel to run in; so I gave it over, and so, for carrying away the earth which I dug out of the cave, I made me a thing like a hod which the labourers carry mortar in when they serve the bricklayers.
He said: "One of our longest collectors is Richard Gudgeon of Roberts' Castings who has helped for 50 years and done a fantastic job, like other people have also done.
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Taking three small skimmers to 12oz, roach and eight gudgeon the punched bread early, John Easton from Blundelsands had more than the sun shining down on him as he landed a tench getting on for three pounds on a very light 0.
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