Bludger

1. someone who imposes on others, evades responsibilities, does not do a fair share of the work, etc.;
2. lazy person;
3. (obsolete) man living on the earnings of a prostitute; a pimp (a variant of earlier thieve's slang 'bludgeoner' - a thug who uses a bludgeon)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Bludger — may refer to: A metal band from Leeds, UK A type of ball used in the fictional game Quidditch in the fictional Harry Potter universe A pimp, in 19th century slang In Australian slang, a lazy person Carangoides gymnostethus, a fish in the family… …   Wikipedia

  • bludger — (n.) prostitute s pimp, 1856, short for bludgeoner, agent noun from BLUDGEON (Cf. bludgeon) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bludger — This word is a form of bludgeoner. A bludgeoner (not surprisingly) was a person who carried a bludgeon a short stout stick or club . It appears in a mid nineteenth century English slang dictionary as a term for a low thief, who does not hesitate… …   Australian idioms

  • bludger — n Australian a cadger or scrounger, a disreputable or despicable person. (A dole bludger is the Australian equivalent of the British dole scrounger .) …   Contemporary slang

  • bludger — noun Austral./NZ informal a scrounger or idler: a dole bludger. Origin C19 (orig. Brit. sl. denoting a pimp who robbed his prostitute s clients): abbrev. of bludgeoner …   English new terms dictionary

  • bludger — apvaliagalvė kavala statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Carangoides gymnostethus angl. Bleeker’s jackfish; bludger; naked breasted trevally rus. гологрудая кавалла; круглоголовый каранкс ryšiai: platesnis …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • bludger — noun see bludge …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bludger — noun A person who avoids working , or who does not do their share of work, a loafer, a hanger on, one who does not pull their weight See Also: bludge …   Wiktionary

  • bludger — Australian Slang 1. someone who imposes on others, evades responsibilities, does not do a fair share of the work, etc.; 2. lazy person; 3. (obsolete) man living on the earnings of a prostitute; a pimp (a variant of earlier thieve s slang… …   English dialects glossary

  • bludger — n. (Australian and New Zealand Slang) scrounger, loafer, idler; shirker, one who evades his duties …   English contemporary dictionary


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