Blighty

noun \ ˈblī-tē \

Definition of Blighty

chiefly British
:one's native land (such as England)

Origin and Etymology of blighty

modification of Hindi & Urdu bilātī foreign, English, alteration of vilāyatī, from vilāyat province, realm, country beyond India, from Persian, dominion, province, from Arabic wilāya


BLIGHTY Defined for English Language Learners

Blighty

noun

Definition of Blighty for English Language Learners

  • —used as a name for England or Britain


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