American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Vulgar Slang A sodomite.
- n. Slang A contemptible or disreputable person.
- n. Slang A fellow; a chap: "He's a silly little bugger, then” ( John le Carré).
- v. To practice sodomy.
- v. To practice sodomy with.
- v. To damn.
- bugger off Chiefly British Slang To leave someone alone; go away.
- n. One who installs electronic bugs.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One guilty of the crime of bestiality: vulgarly used as a general term of contumely, without reference to its meaning.
- n. A collector of bugs or insects; an entomologist.
- n. obsolete A heretic.
- n. Someone who commits buggery; a sodomite.
- n. slang, pejorative, UK, Australia, New Zealand A foolish or worthless person or thing; a despicable person.
- n. slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand A situation that causes dismay.
- n. slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand Someone viewed with affection; a chap.
- n. slang, dated A damn, anything at all.
- n. slang, UK Someone who is very fond of something
- n. slang, USA - West A rough synonym for whippersnapper.
- v. vulgar, UK To sodomize.
- v. slang To break or ruin.
- v. slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand To be surprised.
- v. slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand To feel contempt for some person or thing.
- v. slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand To feel frustration with something, or to consider that something is futile.
- v. slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand To be fatigued.
- interj. slang, UK, Australia, New Zealand, vulgar An expression of annoyance or displeasure.
- interj. slang, US, euphemistic, rare Cutesy expression of very mild annoyance.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One guilty of buggery or unnatural vice; a sodomite.
- n. Low A wretch; -- sometimes used humorously or in playful disparagement.
- v. practice anal sex upon
- n. someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)
- From French bougre, from Medieval Latin Bulgarus ("Bulgarian"), used in designation of heretics to whom various unnatural practices were ascribed. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English bougre, heretic, from Old French boulgre, from Medieval Latin Bulgarus; see Bulgar. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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