An example of bugger is a man who has sex with his sheep.
- a sodomite
- a contemptible person
- a fellow; chap; also, a rascal or scamp: often used humorously or affectionately
Origin of buggerMiddle English bougre ; from Old French ; from Medieval Latin Bulgarus, literally , a Bulgarian; origin, originally , 11th-c. Bulgarian heretic
- Vulgar Slang A sodomite.
- Slang A contemptible or disreputable person.
- Slang A fellow; a chap: “He's a silly little bugger, then” (John le Carré).
verbbug·gered, bug·ger·ing, bug·gers Vulgar Slang
- To practice sodomy with.
- To damn.
Origin of buggerMiddle English bougre, heretic, from Old French boulgre, from Medieval Latin Bulgarus; see Bulgar.
- (UK law) Someone who commits buggery; a sodomite.
- The British Sexual Offences Act of 1967 is a buggers′ charter. (see Are judges politically correct?)
- (slang, pejorative, UK, Australia, New Zealand) A foolish or worthless person or thing; a despicable person.
- He's a silly bugger for losing his keys.
- The bugger′s given me the wrong change.
- My computer's being a bit of a bugger.
- (slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand) A situation that causes dismay.
- So you're stuck out in woop-woop and the next train back is Thursday next week. Well, that's a bit of a bugger.
- (slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand) Someone viewed with affection; a chap.
- How are you, you old bugger?
- (slang, dated) A damn, anything at all.
- I don't give a bugger how important you think it is.
- (slang, UK) Someone who is very fond of something
- I'm a bugger for Welsh cakes.
- (slang, USA - West) A rough synonym for whippersnapper.
- What is that little bugger up to now?
(third-person singular simple present buggers, present participle buggering, simple past and past participle buggered)
- (vulgar, UK) To sodomize.
- To be buggered sore like a hobo's whore (Attributed to Harry Mclintock's 1920s era Big Rock Candy Mountain)
- (slang, vulgar in UK) To break or ruin.
- This computer is buggered! Oh no! I've buggered it up.
- (slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand) To be surprised.
- Bugger me sideways! Bugger me, here's my bus. Well, I'm buggered!
- (slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand) To feel contempt for some person or thing.
- Bugger Bognor. (Alleged to be the last words of king George V of the United Kingdom in response to a suggestion that he might recover from his illness and visit Bognor Regis.)
- (slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand) To feel frustration with something, or to consider that something is futile.
- Bugger this for a lark. Bugger this for a game of soldiers.
- (slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand) To be fatigued.
- I'm buggered from all that walking.