November 18, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
goner /ˈgɑːnɚ/ noun
goner
/ˈgɑːnɚ/
noun

plural goners

The woman's phone is a goner after being dropped.
The woman's phone is a goner after being dropped.
Learner's definition of GONER

[count] informal

: someone or something that is going to die or that can no longer be used

  • I thought we were all goners [=were going to die] when the plane's engine stopped.

  • This old computer is a goner. We'll have to get a new one.

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