male or female
In the US, it is illegal not to give someone a job because of their gender.
The gender of most firefighters is male.
Wanting to do something.
A: "Will you help me move into my new house?"
B: "Gladly. What day are you moving?"
My parents gladly paid for my education. They thought it was very important.
Showing you are proud of something in a way that other people do not like.
Jill gloated for days over her new job. She was telling everybody!
Look at someone in an angry way.
My mother glared at me when I broke the dish…it was her favorite.
Look at something for a very short time, and then look away.
Alice glanced at her watch and noticed she was late for the meeting.
This story is gripping. I cannot put the book down!
A thing that is different that makes people notice something.
McDonald’s meal boxes for children is a famous sales gimmick.
/gun/ (n slang)
A stupid or silly person.
You are acting like a goon. Stop being so childish!
/ˈgɔnər/ (informal n)
Be a goner
Close to death or in danger.
If Benjamin keeps smoking that much, you will be a goner.
Very talented at something.
My sister is a gifted singer.