One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A loud shout, typically one expressing anger.‘an isolated gulder from the stand’
- ‘The air was ringing with girlish squeals and boyish gulders.’
- ‘We've had it to the back teeth with politicians who think that stunts and gulders are a substitute for negotiation.’
- ‘Only the occasional gulder from the teacher in the old school fell into the deep, sun-warmed silence of the village.’
- ‘It was the voice—one that could crumble Jericho's walls with one gulder—that really caught the attention.’
- ‘True to form, he instructed me almost in a gulder to "just get up there and don't let them get a word in edgeways".’
- ‘What started as an odd mention at the press conferences has snow-balled into a collective gulder ahead of this summer's finals.’
verb[no object]Northern Irish
Utter a loud shout, typically as an expression of anger.‘I was guldering at the officials for their bad refereeing’
- ‘They looked around in awe as 10,000 Ulster voices guldered Sweet Caroline.’
- ‘The well-oiled crowd guldered along to every word.’
- ‘He opened his mouth and guldered, "Away ya go!"’
- ‘The visit would traditionally have meant two hours spent with some big man stood behind you at the back of the stand guldering in your ear.’
- ‘We yell and gulder far more than we should do.’
Mid 18th century (originally Scots): of imitative origin.
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