verb \ˈbləj\

Definition of BLUDGE

intransitive verb
chiefly Australian & New Zealand :  to avoid work or responsibility
chiefly Australian & New Zealand :  sponge 2
transitive verb
chiefly Australian & New Zealand :  sponge 3
bludg·er noun, chiefly Australian & New Zealand

Origin of BLUDGE

back-formation from British argot bludger pimp, probably contraction of bludgeoner one wielding a bludgeon, from bludgeon
First Known Use: circa 1919

Rhymes with BLUDGE


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