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- noun nonce word
Eye dialectspelling of connection.
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He offers a business “gonnegtion” to Nick and esteems that Gatsby went to “Oggsford College.”
Wolfsheim is a gross caricature, a man with cuff links made of human molars in whose mouth Fitzgerald puts words such as “business gonnegtion.”
Evidently he thought that I was shying away from the “gonnegtion.” mentioned at lunch, but I assured him he was wrong.
“gonnegtion,” but he only nodded and shook my hand.
“I understand you’re looking for a business gonnegtion.”