blast (3)

British English
This page is about the slang term blast (3).

Meaning: an exclamation expressing annoyance or anger

For example:

  • When it started to rain, Rosie said, "Blast! I just put the washing out to dry."

  • After Bob checked the damage to his car's tail-light, he said, "Blast it! It'll take me a couple of weeks to get a new one of these."

Variety: This is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

Barbara said "Blast!" when she realised she had

a. won $50 on a horse race

b. lost weight because of her diet

c. lost her phone

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Contributor: Matt Errey