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[gon-uh f] /ˈgɒn əf/

[gah-nuh f] /ˈgɑ nəf/
noun, Slang.
a thief, swindler, crook, or rascal.
noun (US, slang)
an unscrupulous opportunist who stoops to sharp practice


[origin uncertain; medical sense said to be an acronym of ”get out of my emergency room”]

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