a mixture of nuts, raisins, dried fruits, seeds, or the like eaten as a high-energy snack, as by hikers and climbers.
To eat greedily; gobble, gorm
[1940s+; probably fr British gawp up, ”to devour”]
A food mixture of dried fruit, nuts, and seeds, consumed esp by hikers, alpinists, etc
[1980s+; said to be fr good old raisins and peanuts and probably related to gorp1]
/gorp/ (CMU, perhaps from the canonical hiker’s food, Good Old Raisins and Peanuts) Another metasyntactic variable, like foo and bar.
[gawrs] /gɔrs/ noun 1. any spiny shrub of the genus Ulex, of the legume family, native to the Old World, especially U. europaeus, having rudimentary leaves and yellow flowers and growing in waste places and sandy soil. /ɡɔːs/ noun 1. any evergreen shrub of the leguminous genus Ulex, esp the European species U. europeaus, which […]
/ˈɡɔːsɛð/ noun 1. (in Wales) the bardic institution associated with the eisteddfod, esp a meeting of bards and druids held daily before the eisteddfod
[gawr-tn] /ˈgɔr tn/ noun 1. John Grey, 1911–2002, Australian political leader: prime minister 1968–71. /ˈɡɔːtən/ noun 1. Sir John Grey. 1911–2002, Australian statesman; prime minister (1968–71)
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