gun·​sel | \ ˈgən(t)-səl How to pronounce gunsel (audio) \

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First Known Use of gunsel

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gunsel

argot gunsel catamite, perhaps modification of Yiddish gendzl gosling

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“Gunsel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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