lunger

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lunger

slang A mass of mucus or phlegm produced from one's lungs, throat, or nasal passage by snorting or coughing. The kids sat on the edge of the overpass, hawking lungers at the cars passing below. I had a horrible chest infection, so I spent the entire weekend coughing up lungers in bed.

nose-lunger

slang A mass of mucus or phlegm produced from one's lungs, throat, or nasal passage by snorting or coughing. The kids sat on the edge of the overpass, hawking nose-lungers at the cars passing below. I had a horrible chest infection, so I spent the entire weekend coughing up nose-lungers in bed.

lunger

n. a large and nasty mass of phlegm coughed up from the lungs and spat out. (see also nose-lunger.) Wayne loved to pretend that he was going to plant a lunger on somebody’s shoe.

nose-lunger

(ˈnozləŋɚ)
n. a mass of nasal mucus. (see also lunger.) Beavis thought the funniest thing in the world was having a nose-lunger dangling from his chin.
References in classic literature ?
"Oh, I'm a lunger," Brissenden announced, offhand, a little later, having already stated that he came from Arizona.
"She's a public lunger or she wouldn't have been singing the Benedicite; and she's a Greenlander or she wouldn't have snow-blinds over her colloids," said George at last.
Eight vaulters, four lungers and three horses made the long trip to CVI Pezinok held at JK Rozalka, Pezinok, Slovakia for a two-day event recently.
Thanks go to KinrossVaulting Group for providing horses and lungers allowing theWee County members to participate in the competition when their own horses were not available.