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Word of the Day 06/03/16 Gonzo

Gonzo (adjective, noun)
gonzo [gon-zoh]


adjective Slang.
1. (of journalism, reportage, etc.) filled with bizarre or subjective ideas, commentary, or the like.
2. crazy; eccentric.

noun Slang.
3. eccentricity, weirdness, or craziness.

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Origin: 1970-75, Americanism; apparently first used in the phrase Gonzo journalism by U.S. journalist Hunter S. Thompson (born 1939); perhaps < Italian: simpleton, one easily duped (of uncertain origin) or < Spanish ganso a lazy or dull person, literally, goose (< Germanic; see goose )

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