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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
gudgeon
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
they gudgeoned
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
you have gudgeoned
he/she/it has gudgeoned
we have gudgeoned
you have gudgeoned
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
you had gudgeoned
he/she/it had gudgeoned
we had gudgeoned
you had gudgeoned
they had gudgeoned
Future
I will gudgeon
you will gudgeon
he/she/it will gudgeon
we will gudgeon
you will gudgeon
they will gudgeon
Future Perfect
I will have gudgeoned
you will have gudgeoned
he/she/it will have gudgeoned
we will have gudgeoned
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
they will be gudgeoning
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
they have been gudgeoning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gudgeoning
you will have been gudgeoning
he/she/it will have been gudgeoning
we will have been gudgeoning
you will have been gudgeoning
they will have been gudgeoning
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
you would gudgeon
they would gudgeon
Past Conditional
I would have gudgeoned
you would have gudgeoned
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 ?
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.