goner


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gon·er

 (gô′nər, gŏn′ər)
n. Slang
One that is ruined or doomed.

[From gone.]

goner

(ˈɡɒnə)
n
slang a person or thing beyond help or recovery, esp a person who is dead or about to die

gon•er

(ˈgɔ nər, ˈgɒn ər)

n. Informal.
a person or thing that is dead, lost, or past recovery.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goner - a person in desperate straits; someone doomed; "I'm a goner if this plan doesn't work"; "one mistake and you're toast"
desperate - a person who is frightened and in need of help; "they prey on the hopes of the desperate"
Translations

goner

[ˈgɒnəʳ] N he's a gonerestá en las últimas, se nos va

goner

[ˈgɒnər] n
to be a goner → être fichu(e), être foutu(e)

goner

n (inf) to be a goner (patient)es nicht mehr lange machen; (socially, professionally: person, company) → weg vom Fenster sein (inf); if you pull out the whole plan’s a gonerwenn du nicht mitmachst, wird aus der ganzen Sache nichts

goner

[ˈgɒnəʳ] n (fam) I thought you were a gonerpensavo che ormai fossi spacciato
References in classic literature ?
That claw is a goner," one of the station baggage-men said, straightening up from an examination of Michael through the bars.
He 's a goner anyhow in about five minutes--yeh kin see that.
I thought I was a goner, for whenever anybody was after anybody I judged it was ME -- or maybe Jim.
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The intense BBC1 drama is coming to its conclusion on Tuesday at 9pm when we hope to discover if Simon is a goner or if he will get his revenge on ex-wife Gemma.
I panicked at first as I'd never seen him swim before - I really thought he was a goner," he said.
spread, he was goner "As a proud supporter of the NHS he's loath to attack nurses but feels the hospital is chronically under-staffed.
David Schelske of West Linn told the Oregon Humane Society that when 3-year-old Sandy bounded around a bend and disappeared he figured her for a goner.
Talking to reporter he said that he had ordered to establish police check-posts at three places, including Thalechi, Goner farm and Chilas in Astore.
Anyone unlucky enough to be in its way will be a goner.
Two weeks ago I thought she was a goner but now she could go the distance.
Coral's Gary Burton said: "Kris looked a goner when punters were taking the 1-14 and 1-20 early in the week, but all the later money has been for Marcus.