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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With a lurgy in the ranks, not all of the vocal performances hit the high notes and the gag count might be a higher, but an ace stick-thumping ensemble dance was just what Michael Barrymore did at his peak.