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bugger

noun bug·ger \ ˈbə-gər , ˈbu̇-gər \

Definition of bugger

1 : sodomite
2 a : a worthless person : rascal
b : fellow, chap
3 : a small or annoying thing
  • put down my keys and now I can't find the buggers

Origin and Etymology of bugger

Middle English bougre heretic, from Anglo-French bugre, from Medieval Latin Bulgarus, literally, Bulgarian; from the association of Bulgaria with the Bogomils, who were accused of sodomy


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bugger

verb bug·ger \ ˈbə-gər \

Definition of bugger

transitive verb
1 usually vulgar : to commit sodomy with
2 : damn
3 : to put into disorder : bungle, botch often used with up

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bugger

noun

Definition of bugger

: a person who plants electronic bugs

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