Definition of gen verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gen

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dʒen//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒen//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gen
BrE BrE//dʒen//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒen//
 
he / she / it gens
BrE BrE//dʒenz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒenz//
 
past simple genned
BrE BrE//dʒend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒend//
 
past participle genned
BrE BrE//dʒend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒend//
 
-ing form genning
BrE BrE//ˈdʒenɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒenɪŋ//
 
 
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(genning, genned) Word Origin Second World War (originally used in the armed services): perhaps from the first syllable of general information. Phrasal Verbsgen up (on something)