Little bugger

Little bugger
brat, pain in the arse

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • little bugger — Australian Slang brat, pain in the arse …   English dialects glossary

  • bugger —    Technically this is a reference to a sodomite, but the word is very frequently used in the northern counties of England to mean little more than ‘chap, man’. At its most pejorative it is a synonym of ‘bastard’. The Blinder, by Barry Hines, has …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • bugger — 1 noun (C) spoken especially BrE 1 taboo someone who is very annoying or unpleasant: Bill s an obnoxious little bugger. 2 a rude word meaning someone that you pretend to be annoyed with, although you actually like them: What are you doing, you… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bugger — bug|ger1 S2 [ˈbʌgə US ər] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: bugger person who practices anal sex (16 21 centuries), from French bougre person who disagrees with the standard religion , from Medieval Latin Bulgarus Bulgarian ] 1.) BrE not polite an… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bugger — bug|ger1 [ bʌgər ] noun count BRITISH IMPOLITE an insulting word for someone who is stupid or annoying a. INFORMAL used for expressing sympathy about someone you like or feel sorry for: The poor little bugger s broken his leg. be a bugger BRITISH …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bugger — I UK [ˈbʌɡə(r)] / US [ˈbʌɡər] noun [countable] Word forms bugger : singular bugger plural buggers British a) impolite an insulting word for someone who is stupid or annoying b) informal used for expressing sympathy about someone you like or feel… …   English dictionary

  • bugger — bugger1 /bug euhr, boog /, n. 1. Informal. a fellow or lad (used affectionately or abusively): a cute little bugger. 2. Informal. any object or thing. 3. Often Vulgar. a sodomite. 4. Chiefly Brit. Slang. a. a despicable or contemptible person,… …   Universalium

  • bugger — I bug•ger [[t]ˈbʌg ər, ˈbʊg [/t]] n. 1) cvb inf Informal. a fellow or lad (used affectionately or abusively): a cute little bugger[/ex] 2) cvb inf Informal. any object or thing 3) cvb sts Chiefly Brit. Slang: Usu. Vulgar. a sodomite 4) cvb sts… …   From formal English to slang

  • little fellow — Synonyms and related words: Cockney, Everyman, John Smith, a nobody, a nothing, average man, bairn, bourgeois, cherub, child, chit, cipher, common man, commoner, darling, dummy, figurehead, innocent, insignificancy, jackstraw, kid, kitten, lamb,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Bugger — is a vulgar word used in vernacular British English, Irish English, Australian English, New Zealand English, South African English, Indian English, and occasionally also in Malaysian English and American English. Today, the term is a general… …   Wikipedia

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