\ ˈləŋd How to pronounce lunged (audio) \

Definition of lunged

1 : having lungs : pulmonate
2 : having a lung or lungs of a specified kind or number used in combinationone-lunged

Examples of lunged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chris Cornell’s musical influence extended beyond grunge, as evidenced by the wide range of musicians that have been paying tribute to the big-lunged singer since his death on May 17. Cicero Estrella, The Mercury News, "Watch: Chris Cornell tributes pour in from U2, Metallica," 22 May 2017

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First Known Use of lunged

1693, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Lunged.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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