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bugger

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noun bug·ger \ˈbə-gər, ˈbu̇-gər\

Definition of bugger

  1. 1 :  sodomite

  2. 2 a :  a worthless person :  rascal b :  fellow, chap

  3. 3 :  a small or annoying thing <put down my keys and now I can't find the buggers>



Origin and Etymology of bugger

Middle English bougre heretic, from Anglo-French bugre, from Medieval Latin Bulgarus, literally, Bulgarian; from the association of Bulgaria with the Bogomils, who were accused of sodomy


First Known Use: 1555

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bugger

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verb bug·ger \ˈbə-gər\

Definition of bugger

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 usually vulgar :  to commit sodomy with

  3. 2 :  damn

  4. 3 :  to put into disorder :  bungle, botch —often used with up



1598

First Known Use of bugger

1598


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bugger

noun bug·ger

Definition of bugger

  1. :  a person who plants electronic bugs



1955

First Known Use of bugger

1955

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