bugger

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bugger(
buh
-
guhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(sexual) (United Kingdom)
a. el sodomita
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la sodomita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The young man was thought to be a bugger, or so said the rumour about town.Se creía que el joven era un sodomita o al menos es lo que se rumoreaba.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(contemptible person) (United Kingdom)
a. el hijo de puta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la hija de puta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
You bugger! You've made my shirt dirty!¡Hijo de puta! ¡Has ensuciado mi mejor camisa!
b. el cabrón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la cabrona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
That bugger keeps eating all my food in the fridge.Esa cabrona no deja de comerse toda la comida del refrigerador.
c. el hijoputa
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la hijoputa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
If you weren't such a bugger, maybe we would want to hang out with you more.Si no fueras tan hijoputa, a lo mejor tendríamos más ganas de pasar tiempo contigo.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(unfortunate person) (United Kingdom)
a. desgraciado
The poor bugger's lost all his confidence since the divorce.El pobre desgraciado ha perdido toda confianza desde el divorcio.
4.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(annoyance) (United Kingdom)
a. jodidísimo
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(adjective)
Installing that heating system was a bugger.Instalar ese sistema de calefacción fue jodidísimo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(sexual) (United Kingdom)
a. dar por culo
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
How could you go and bugger another man? - We're finished.¿Cómo pudiste irte y dar por culo a otro hombre? - Lo nuestro se acabó.
b. sodomizar
Someone said they saw Charles buggering one of his mates in the loo.Alguien dijo que vio a Charles sodomizando a uno de sus amigos en el baño.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to ruin)
a. estropear
Don't tighten the screw too much or your'll bugger the thread.No aprietes demasiado el tornillo o estropearás la rosca.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
7.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(used to express annoyance) (United Kingdom)
a. carajo
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Bugger! I've locked my bloody keys in the car.¡Carajo! Cerré el carro con las putas llaves dentro.
b. joder
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Have you got a smoke, mate? - Bugger, looks like I've smoked my last one.¿Amigo, tienes un cigarrillo? - Joder, me parece que ya me he fumado el último.
c. mierda
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
I think we've missed the bus. - Bugger! The next one doesn't come for an hour.Creo que perdimos el autobús. - ¡Mierda! El siguiente no viene hasta dentro de una hora.
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bugger
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (very fam) (United Kingdom)
a. el hijo(a) de puta, cabrón(ona)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la hijo(a) de puta, cabrón(ona)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(unpleasant person)
you silly bugger¡qué tonto eres!
the poor bugger!¡pobre desgraciado!
a bugger of a jobuna putada de trabajo
bugger allnada de nada
he knows bugger all about itno tiene ni puta idea
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (sodomize)
a. sodomizar
3. (very fam) (United Kingdom)
a.
bugger (it)!¡carajo! ¡joder!,, ¡la puta (digo)!
I'll be buggered if I'm going to pay for it!¡no lo voy a pagar ni loco or
I'm buggered if I knowno tengo ni puta idea
that's really buggered it!¡lo ha jodido todo bien!
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bugger [ˈbʌɡəʳ]
noun
1 (Jur) sodomita (m)
2 (Britain) (person) hijoahija (m) (f) de puta (very_informal);a hija gilipollas (m) (very_informal); (Esp)
he's a lucky bugger! ¡qué suerte tiene el cabrón! (very_informal); that silly bugger ese cabrón (very_informal); ese gilipollas (very_informal); (Esp) some poor bugger algún desgraciado (informal); I don't give a bugger! ¡me importa un carajo! (very_informal); don't play silly buggers! ¡deja de hacer pendejadas! (very_informal); ¡no des el coñazo! (very_informal); (Esp)
3 (Britain) (nuisance, annoyance)
it's a bugger es jodidísimo (vulgar)
Stripping the wallpaper off was a real bugger
interjection
(Britain)
bugger (it or me)! ¡mierda! (vulgar)
transitive verb
1 (Jur) cometer sodomía con
2 (Britain)
(well) I'll be buggered! ¡no me jodas! (vulgar); lawyers be buggered! ¡que se jodan los abogados! (vulgar); I'll be buggered if I will paso de hacerlo ¡qué coño! (vulgar)
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