blighter

noun
blight·​er | \ ˈblī-tər How to pronounce blighter (audio) \

Definition of blighter

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

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Examples of blighter in a Sentence

Just tell the blighter to leave you alone. I feel sorry for the little blighter.

First Known Use of blighter

1797, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of blighter was in 1797

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“Blighter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blighter. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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blighter

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English Language Learners Definition of blighter

British, informal
: a person (especially a man) who is unpleasant
: a man who you think is lucky, unlucky, etc.

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