goner vs toast what difference

what is difference between goner and toast

English

Alternative forms

  • gonner

Etymology

From gone +‎ -er. First attestations around 1850.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɒnə(ɹ)/, enPR: gänɜ
  • Rhymes: -ɒnə(r)

Noun

goner (plural goners)

  1. (informal) Someone (or something) doomed; a hopeless case, especially someone who is bound to die soon.
    • 2001, Jamie O’Neill, At Swim, Two Boys, London: Scribner, Part 2, Chapter 20, p. 620,[1]
      The sergeant was a goner. There was only one way to save him, and he threw himself on top, hurling the man to the ground.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Egnor, Goren, Groen, Negro, Norge, Ogren, Rengo, Rogen, ergon, genro, grone, negro, ornge, reong

Middle English

Noun

goner

  1. Alternative form of gonner


English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /təʊst/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /toʊst/
  • Rhymes: -əʊst

Etymology 1

From Middle English tost, from the verb tosten (see below).

Noun

toast (countable and uncountable, plural toasts)

  1. (uncountable) Toasted bread.
  2. (countable) A proposed salutation (e.g. to say “cheers”) while drinking alcohol.
  3. (countable) A person, group, or notable object to which a salutation with alcohol is made; a person or group held in similar esteem.
  4. (slang, chiefly US, uncountable) Something that will be no more; something subject to impending destruction, harm or injury.
  5. (slang, Jamaican) Extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
  6. (computing, graphical user interface) A transient, informational pop-up window.
    Coordinate term: snackbar
Usage notes

The slang sense of something or someone subject to impending destruction is most commonly found predicatively in the combination be (or become) toast.

Derived terms
Related terms
  • torrent
  • torrid
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English tosten, from Old French toster (to roast, grill), from Latin tostus (grilled, burnt), from verb torreō (to burn, grill).

Verb

toast (third-person singular simple present toasts, present participle toasting, simple past and past participle toasted)

  1. To lightly cook by browning via direct exposure to a fire or other heat source.
    We liked to toast marshmallows around the campfire.
  2. To grill, lightly cook by browning specifically under a grill or in a toaster
    Top with cheese and toast under the grill for a few minutes.
  3. To engage in a salutation and/or accompanying raising of glasses while drinking alcohol in honor of someone or something.
    We toasted the happy couple many times over the course of the evening.
  4. To warm thoroughly.
    I toasted my feet by the fire.
  5. (slang, Jamaican) To perform extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
Translations

References

  • Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “toast”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • stato-, stoat, tasto, toats, totas

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English toast.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /toːst/
  • Hyphenation: toast
  • Rhymes: -oːst

Noun

toast m (plural toasts, diminutive toastje n)

  1. toast (congratulation or salutation while raising a glass containing a usually alcoholic drink)
  2. an event held in honour of some person or some occasion where alcoholic drinks are consumed
  3. (chiefly diminutive) Melba toast

Related terms

  • toasten

Estonian

Noun

toast

  1. elative singular of tuba

French

Etymology

Borrowed from English toast. Doublet of tôt.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɔst/

Noun

toast m (plural toasts)

  1. toast (bread)
  2. toast (salutation)

Further reading

  • “toast” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English toast.

Noun

toast m (invariable)

  1. toast, pledge (in honour of someone)
  2. toasted sandwich

Anagrams

  • stato, tasto, tastò, tosta

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

Borrowed from English toast.

Noun

toast m (definite singular toasten, indefinite plural toaster, definite plural toastene)

  1. toast (toasted bread)

Synonyms

  • ristet brød

References

  • “toast” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Borrowed from English toast.

Noun

toast m (definite singular toasten, indefinite plural toastar, definite plural toastane)

  1. toast (toasted bread)

Synonyms

  • rista brød

References

  • “toast” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Etymology

Borrowed from English toast.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɔ.ast/

Noun

toast m inan

  1. toast (proposed salutation)

Declension

Further reading

  • toast in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology

From French toast.

Noun

toast n (plural toasturi)

  1. toast (salutation when drinking alcohol)

Declension


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