Definition of goner
: one whose case is hopeless
Examples of goner in a Sentence
This old computer is a goner. We'll have to get a new one.
Recent Examples of goner from the Web
If the mites kill enough cells, the whole plant is a goner—
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First Known Use of goner
GONER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of goner for English Language Learners
: someone or something that is going to die or that can no longer be used
GONER Defined for Kids
Definition of goner for Students
: someone or something with no chance of surviving or succeeding
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