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bugger (2)

This page is about the slang term bugger (2)


Meaning: an expletive used to express anger or frustration

For example:

  • Diana doesn't swear much, so I was surprised when I heard her say "Bugger!" after she dropped a plate in the kitchen.

  • When James realised he'd forgotten his wallet, he said, "Bugger it! I'll have to go back home."

Quick Quiz:

My boss usually says the word "bugger" whenever he

a. feels happy

b. gets angry

c. answers the phone

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Contributor: Matt Errey