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blighter Explained

blighter at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] BrE old-fashioned informal
1 used to talk about someone that you feel sorry for or jealous of: --Poor old blighter.// --You lucky blighter!//
2 a bad or unpleasant person:

blighter at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

41 Moby Thesaurus words for "blighter":
Bowery bum, beachcomber, beggar, beggarly fellow, budmash, bum,
bummer, caitiff, derelict, devil, drifter, drunkard,
good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, hobo, human wreck, lowlife,
mauvais sujet, mean wretch, mucker, no-good, pauvre diable,
pilgarlic, poor creature, poor devil, sad case, sad sack,
skid-row bum, stiff, sundowner, swagman, tramp, truant, vag,
vagabond, vagrant, vaurien, wastrel, worm, worthless fellow,
wretch

blighter at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

blighter
n 1: a persistently annoying person [syn: {pest}, {cuss}, {pesterer},
{gadfly}]
2: a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at
the door"; "he's a likable cuss" [syn: {chap}, {fellow}, {feller},
{lad}, {gent}, {fella}, {cuss}]

blighter at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • One who blights.
    1. Inter: British » often|disrespectful A person, usually male, especially one who behaves in an objectionable or pitiable manner.
    2. 1911, Category: w - :Fergus Hume|Fergus Hume, Red Money, ch. 10:
    3. : "If I had known that Pine was such a blighter as to leave me nothing, I'm hanged if I'd have allowed him to be buried in such decent company."
    4. 1919, Category: w - :Anthony Hope|Anthony Hope, The Secret of the Tower, ch. 7:
    5. : He knew that the old blighter had to be humored in certain small ways.
    6. 1923, Category: W - :P. G. Wodehouse|P. G. Wodehouse, The Inimitable Jeeves:
    7. : I tackled the blighter squarely.
    8. 2012 March 27, Category: w - : David Seidler| David Seidler, "[http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/theatre-dance/features/the-kings-speech-play-at-last-my-crowning-moment-7586220.html The King's Speech play: At last, my crowning moment...]," The Independent (UK) (retrieved 27 Dec 2012):
    9. : Translation: there's still some hope for you, poor stammering blighter.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » person

  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|heppu, Inter: t+ » fi|kaveri
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|tête à claques|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|alak, Inter: t- » hu|ipse, Inter: t+ » hu|pacák, Inter: t+ » hu|szivar, Inter: t- » hu|csórikám


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * therblig
    Translation: et » blighter
    Translation: vi » blighter
    Translation: zh » blighter