Gooner

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Gooner

slang A nickname for a fan of Arsenal Football Club. An alteration of "Gunners," the team's nickname. Primarily heard in UK. I love football and have been a Gooner for as long as I can remember.

gooner

(ˈgunɚ)
n. a term for an East Asian. (Derogatory and demeaning. Military.) See if one of the gooners will show you how to do it.
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"It was massive for us at Liverpool but once a Gooner, always a Gooner, is what they say.
ONE-TIME Tottenham hero Tim Sherwood WAS a Gooner...
People think I've got a tattoo of a cannon - I haven't - but I bet the fans will sing 'Tim Sherwood's a Gooner' for at least 35 minutes at Wembley."
Cheers Boycie #Legend @VueStudios Visit to @TheatrColwyn last night to see 12 Years A Slave great to see subtitles for the deaf & hard of hearing @NWDeafAssoc @kevingrove68 @BeingBoycie From a Gooner to a Gooner Great night at Colwyn Bay all the best John @Markojones81 @BeingBoycie had a brill evening in Colwyn bay with your show.
"I've said and I'll always say, 'Once a Gooner, always a Gooner'!"
"We had a 'Be a Gooner, Be a Giver' charity day today - and you could not say the referee was a Gooner.
The players will be joined by every director and members of staff in giving up their day's pay for the "Be a Gooner, Be a Giver" initiative - and they hope their fans will chip in too.
To donate to Be a Gooner, Be a Giver go to www.justgiving.com/beagoonerbeagiver.
IN ALMOST 50 years of being a Gooner, nothing has given me or most Arsenal fans more pleasure than watching Thierry Henry.
Oasis star Noel wants four-year-old Anais to be a Gooner despite his life-long allegiance to Manchester City.
Noel, 37, said: "She's growing up in north London and is going to be a Gooner whether she likes it or not so in some way I can steal some of Arsenal's glory.
Mel said: "He said I was wearing it to irritate him and called me a gooner.
When Pennant was shown an Arsenal tattoo defacing one poor, deluded clubber's arm, he gave the man a big hug and led him in a chorus of "I'm a Gooner 'til I die."