leather-lunged love

Definitions

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  • adj. Possessing or characterized by robust lungs and a strong voice suitable for loud, sustained public speaking, shouting, wailing, singing, etc.

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Examples

  • Before going silent at the advice of counsel—Mayne hired as his attorney Sherwin Zucker, well-known as a leather-lunged Laser fan—the Lasers’captain had fingered Parker as the one driving the car and said that he, Mayne, was the one who wanted to call police.

    Foul Lines

  • The strong voice of a leather-lunged announcer rang out in the quiet room.

    Dear Carl

  • That said, Ickes was an embarassment as were the leather-lunged zealots in the audience.

    In Blow To Hillary, DNC Agrees To Seat Florida And Michigan Delegations At Half-Votes

  • If it is, we learned last night that it is not rigged nearly well enough, as America chose to vote leather-lunged rocker Chris Daughtry--long pegged as a favorite to win--off the show.

    American Idol Fails to Tinker with Taylor - Tuned In - TIME.com

  • It is occasionally high-minded, sometimes quick-witted and often just leather-lunged.

    Philocrites: Preaching the liberal Christian gospel.

  • "Forth comes Maleinos, Avtokrator of the Videssians!" the leather-lunged man roared.

    Bridge of the Separator

  • He had no sympathy, of course, with those leather-lunged chaps down there under their queer hats and their umbrellas, but the feeling that they were now made free of heaven — or at least of that synonym of heaven the modern

    Swan Song

  • Back | Next Contents Conan had never known the woman by any name save "Raihna," the name a score of leather-lunged men were now shouting as a war cry.

    Conan the Relentless

  • A leather-lunged veteran mounted the stairs, still shouting.

    Conan the Valiant

  • As, however, the cheers were mingled with a few hisses ( "due to the report that the newcomer was an English Freemason, and wanted to destroy the Catholic religion"), the next evening the management took the precaution of filling the pit with a leather-lunged and horny-handed _claque_.

    The Magnificent Montez From Courtesan to Convert

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