Definition of Gloomy gus

1. Noun. Someone with a habitually sullen or gloomy expression.

Exact synonyms: Picklepuss, Pouter, Sourpuss
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Persona Non Grata, Unwelcome Person
Derivative terms: Pout, Pout



Definition of Gloomy gus

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of gloomy Gus) ¹

2. Noun. (informal) A person with a sullen, unhappy appearance or demeanor; a person with a pessimistic outlook. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gloomy Gus

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Literary usage of Gloomy gus

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1. Seven Maids of Far Cathay: Being English Notes from a Chinese Class Book by Mary Forman Ledyard, Abertine D. Mandall (1916)
"American friend of Miss Sterling say, "gloomy gus!" Miss Sterling laugh and say, "Oh, no, ... I think I care not for gloomy gus husband; too much troubles. ..."

2. The Bookman (1910)
"The captain, a sad-eyed, strong- featured American, was cartooned in the papers as "gloomy gus" (the pessimistic hero of the comic supplement). ..."

3. American Wit and Humor by Joel Chandler Harris (1907)
"Tige; Alphonse and Gaston; Happy Hooligan, together with his brothers, Gloomy Gus and Montmorency; Foxy Grandpa; Mr. Pewee; and Mr. EZ Mark, ..."

4. Educational Problems by Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"... in the form of picture-stories setting forth the adventures of Buster Brown, The Yellow Kid, Foxy Grandpa, gloomy gus, Mugsy, Widow Wise, Sunny Jim, ..."

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