What does bugger mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sodomite, sodomist, sod, bugger(verb)

    someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)

  2. sodomize, sodomise, bugger(verb)

    practice anal sex upon


  1. bugger(Noun)

    A heretic.

  2. bugger(Noun)

    Someone who commits buggery; a sodomite.

    The British Sexual Offences Act of 1967 is a buggersu2032 charter. (see Are judges politically correct?)

  3. bugger(Noun)

    A foolish or worthless person or thing; a despicable person.

  4. bugger(Noun)

    A situation that causes dismay.

    So you're stuck out in woop-woop and the next train back is Thursday next week. Well, that's a bit of a bugger.

  5. bugger(Noun)

    Someone viewed with affection; a chap.

    How are you, you old bugger?

  6. bugger(Noun)

    A damn, anything at all.

    I don't give a bugger how important you think it is.

  7. bugger(Noun)

    Someone who is very fond of something

    I'm a bugger for Welsh cakes.

  8. bugger(Noun)

    A rough synonym for whippersnapper.

    What is that little bugger up to now?

  9. bugger(Verb)

    To be surprised.

    To be buggered sore like a hobo's whore (Attributed to Harry Mclintock's 1920s era Big Rock Candy Mountain)

  10. bugger(Verb)

    To sodomize.

    To be buggered sore like a hobo's whore (Attributed to Harry Mclintock's 1920s era Big Rock Candy Mountain)

  11. bugger(Verb)

    To feel contempt for some person or thing.

    This computer is buggered! Oh no! I've buggered it up.

  12. bugger(Verb)

    To break or ruin.

    This computer is buggered! Oh no! I've buggered it up.

  13. bugger(Verb)

    To feel frustration with something, or to consider that something is futile.

    Bugger this for a lark. Bugger this for a game of soldiers.

  14. bugger(Verb)

    To be fatigued.

    I'm buggered from all that walking.

  15. bugger(Interjection)

    An expression of annoyance or displeasure.

  16. bugger(Interjection)

    Cutesy expression of very mild annoyance.

  17. Origin: From bougre, from Bulgarus, used in designation of heretics to whom various unnatural practices were ascribed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bugger(noun)

    one guilty of buggery or unnatural vice; a sodomite

  2. Bugger(noun)

    a wretch; -- sometimes used humorously or in playful disparagement


  1. Bugger

    Bugger is a slang word. The term is a general-purpose expletive, used to imply dissatisfaction, or used to refer to someone or something whose behaviour is in some way displeasing. The term is used in the vernacular British English, Australian English, Canadian English, New Zealand English, South African English, Indian English, Pakistani English, Caribbean English and in Sri Lankan English. It is derived from Anglo-Norman bougre, which has also given the term buggery.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'bugger' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2997

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bugger in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bugger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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