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Medical slang for a patient who "has lost--often through age--what goes into being a human being" (quote from Samuel Shem's "The House Of God"). Typically an old demented noncommunicative patient. Stands for "Get Out Of My Emergency Room".
I wish that gomer in room 3820 would stop moaning.
by Dr. Joe August 10, 2004
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The horrible moment when you realise that you have accidentally done something very slightly wrong which has very bad (usually embarassing) implications for you. This is typically the moment of realisation that you just sent a dirty text message to a close member of family, typically your mother, rather than the intended recipient.
Message: "i'm free this afternoon so come over and fuck me senseless, my parents will be out all day"
Recipient: Mum
Message Sent
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Origin, hospital emergency room slang for extremely old, Alzheimer's ridden, mute, sick people. GOMER is an acronym for "Get Out of My Emergency Room." In the novel "House of God" (Samuel Shem, 1978) GOMERS are defined essentially as sickly old people who now because of dementia have lost whatever quality it is that makes someone a person. When GOMERS come into the hospital they are unable to communicate so the admitting doctor will order many, many, lab tests hoping to discover why the GOMER was sent to the hospital. GOMERS never come to the hospital, they are only sent. This battery of tests is sometimes called a "Gomer-Gram."
That gomer down in room 13 just fell trying to climb out of bed and now he's bleeding all over my floor.
by Rockeye April 19, 2006
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1. a stupid oaf, a social reject

2. a patient unwelcome in a hospital(supposedly standing for get out of my emergency room)
That's the third time in a week that this gomer has come here.
by Light Joker January 21, 2005
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An old person that takes up room in the hospital and doesn't have the common decency to die.

Definition taken from an episode of Scrubs.
Dr. Cox: Oh! Looky here! Tell me sir, what is it that brings Dr. Dorians favorite gomer back to the hospital?
Gomer: Pickles!
by Gidgidonihah November 13, 2006
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A pleasant but dim-witted person who is thick as a board, a real local yokel.

Gomer was a character in the "Andy Griffith Show" and "Gomer Pyle, USMC" on televison from 1963-1970.
"It was actually pretty funny. She was one of my little sister's friends. She walked in on us on my bedroom floor."
"She walked in on you and your sister?!"
"YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN! Effin' Gomer."
by fudan November 10, 2005
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Any chronically debilitated patient, (usually not able to communicate due to stroke or coma) admitted to the hospital that has little or no hope for recovery. They are literally sent there so that family members can presume to live without "the guilt" of letting their loved one die with the least bit of human dignity. As a result, these poor souls die a slow, pitiful death, out of sight from their family because their family doesn't have the seeds to "pull the plug".

Literally: Get Outta My E. R.
Aunt Hazel is a gomer over at St. Vincents... her family would rather let her rot slowly in the hospital than let her die with dignity.
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