beggar-my-neighbour

adjective

beg·​gar-my-neigh·​bour ˈbe-gər-ˌmī-ˈnā-bər How to pronounce beggar-my-neighbour (audio)
chiefly British

Word History

First Known Use

1815, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beggar-my-neighbour was in 1815

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“Beggar-my-neighbour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beggar-my-neighbour. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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