See also: Gory, góry, and горы

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gore +‎ -y. Compare Middle English güre, gire, girre (gory, clotted), from Old English gyr, gyru (filthy, muddy), from gor (dirt, dung); Old Frisian gere, iere (muddy water). More at gore.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡɔː.ɹi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɔɹ.i/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹi

AdjectiveEdit

gory (comparative gorier, superlative goriest)

  1. Covered with blood; very bloody.
  2. (informal) Unpleasant.
    Her autobiography gives all the gory details of her many divorces.

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NounEdit

gory

  1. Superseded spelling of góry.