gorger vs scoffer what difference

what is difference between gorger and scoffer

English

Etymology 1

gorge +‎ -er

Noun

gorger (plural gorgers)

  1. One who gorges
Synonyms
  • See Thesaurus:glutton

Etymology 2

Compare gadje.

Noun

gorger (plural gorgers)

  1. Someone who is not a Romani, Sinti, Gypsy, or Traveller
    • 2010, Margaret Greenfields and David Martin Smith, “Housed Gypsy Travellers, Social Segregation and the Reconstruction of Communities”, published in Housing Studies volume 25, issue 3 p. 397, April 27, 2010
      “The majority of these young people were interrelated and a number were of ‘mixed’ Gypsy/gorger (non-Gypsy) ancestry.”

Anagrams

  • Gregor

French

Etymology

From gorge (throat)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔʁ.ʒe/

Verb

gorger

  1. to gorge oneself (eat greedily)

Conjugation

This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written gorge- before endings that begin with -a- or -o- (to indicate that the -g- is a “soft” /ʒ/ and not a “hard” /ɡ/). This spelling-change occurs in all verbs in -ger, such as neiger and manger.

Derived terms

  • se gorger

Further reading

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


English

Etymology

scoff +‎ -er

Pronunciation

Noun

scoffer (plural scoffers)

  1. One who scoffs or mocks.
  2. (Britain, slang) One who eats a large amount.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Coffers, coffers

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