blighter

noun blight·er \ ˈblī-tər \

Definition of blighter

1 : one that blights
2 chiefly British
a : a disliked or contemptible person
b : fellow, guy

Examples of blighter in a Sentence

  1. Just tell the blighter to leave you alone.

  2. I feel sorry for the little blighter.

First Known Use of blighter

1797

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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blighter

Definition of blighter for English Language Learners

  • : a person (especially a man) who is unpleasant

  • : a man who you think is lucky, unlucky, etc.



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