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

blighter Synonyms

Synonyms
bastard, beast, bleeder [British], jerk [chiefly British], boor, bounder, bugger, buzzard, cad, chuff, churl, clown, creep, cretin, crud [slang], crumb [slang], cur, dirtbag [slang], dog, fink, heel, hound, joker, louse, lout, pill, rat, rat fink, reptile, rotter, schmuck [slang], scum, scumbag [slang], scuzzball [slang], skunk, sleaze, sleazebag [slang], sleazeball [slang], slime, slimeball [slang], slob, snake, so-and-so, sod [chiefly British], stinkard, stinker, swine, toad, varmint, vermin
Related Words
barbarian, brute, caveman, Neanderthal, savage; loudmouth, vulgarian; lowlife, miscreant, rascal, rogue, roughneck, scab, scamp, scoundrel, villain, wretch; booby, doofus [slang], fool, jackass, nincompoop, ninny, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, nut, schmo (or schmoe) [slang]; airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, dink [slang], dolt, dope, dork [slang], goon, half-wit, idiot, imbecile, moron, turkey; brat, insolent, nuisance, pest, snip; snob, snoot, snot; dweeb [slang], nerd
Near Antonyms
hero, heroine, idol, role model; gentleman, lady; angel, saint

BLIGHTER Defined for English Language Learners

blighter

noun

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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