blast (3)

This page is about the slang term blast (3)

British English


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."


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