Bugger definition

bŭgər, bo͝og-
(vulgar slang) A sodomite.
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A fellow; chap; also, a rascal or scamp.
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A sodomite.
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(slang) A contemptible or disreputable person.
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One who installs electronic bugs.
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(slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand) Someone viewed with affection; a chap.

How are you, you old bugger?

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The definition of a bugger is someone who engages in what is considered abnormal sex.

An example of bugger is a man who has sex with his sheep.

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(slang) A fellow; a chap.
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To practice sodomy with.
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To damn.
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A contemptible person.
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To commit sodomy with.
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(UK law) Someone who commits buggery; a sodomite.

The British Sexual Offences Act of 1967 is a buggers′ charter. (see Are judges politically correct?)

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(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.

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(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.

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(slang, dated) A damn, anything at all.

I don't give a bugger how important you think it is.

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(slang, UK) Someone who is very fond of something.

I'm a bugger for Welsh cakes.

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(slang, USA - West) A rough synonym for whippersnapper.

What is that little bugger up to now?

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(vulgar, UK) To sodomize.

To be buggered sore like a hobo's whore (Attributed to Harry Mclintock's 1920s era Big Rock Candy Mountain)

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(slang, vulgar in UK) To break or ruin.

This computer is buggered! Oh no! I've buggered it up.

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(slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand) To be surprised.

Bugger me sideways! Bugger me, here's my bus. Well, I'm buggered!

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(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.)

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(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.

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(slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand) To be fatigued.

I'm buggered from all that walking.

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(slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand, vulgar) An expression of annoyance or displeasure.

Bugger, I've missed the bus.

Oh, bugger--

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(slang, US, euphemistic, rare) Cutesy expression of very mild annoyance.
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To practice sodomy.
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bugger off
  • to leave; depart
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bugger
Plural:
buggers

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of bugger

  • Middle English bougre heretic from Old French boulgre from Medieval Latin Bulgarus Bulgar

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French bougre, from Medieval Latin Bulgarus (“Bulgar”), used in designation of heretics (especially the Bogomils, who arose in the 10th century in the First Bulgarian Empire) to whom various unnatural practices were ascribed.

    From Wiktionary