The only thing I can think of concerning this WotD, is the pronunciation. It sounds too much like "Gee, runt!
In one of the anecdotes about my grandma, she yelled it after the tramp who called her fur coat a "portable bivouac", but that was just fictional kidding, you know?
But in French and Flemish, a "gérant
" is the equivalent of "gerent
", i.e. a kind of local CEO of a shop, department store, supermarket, in other words, the on-site business manager/franchise holder.
", when said by shareholders is the designation for the person to blame, by customers is the person to complain to, and by lower rank employees is the person to ask for a raise or is an insult meaning "idiot".
Though in forums "gerent
" is simply the administrator with all of the meanings listed above combined.
I found no good image for "gerent
", but here's one for "Gee, runt