blighter


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blight·er

 (blī′tər)
n. Chiefly British Slang
A fellow, especially one held in low esteem.

blighter

(ˈblaɪtə)
n
1. a fellow: where's the blighter gone?.
2. a despicable or irritating person or thing

blight•er

(ˈblaɪ tər)

n. Brit. Slang.
1. a cad.
2. a bloke.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blighter - a persistently annoying personblighter - a persistently annoying person  
nudnick, nudnik - (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest
persecutor, tormenter, tormentor - someone who torments
2.blighter - a boy or manblighter - a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke"
male person, male - a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
dog - informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"
Translations

blighter

(o.f.) [ˈblaɪtəʳ] N (Brit) → tipo/a m/f, tío/a m/f (Sp)
you blighter! (hum) → ¡menudo canalla estás hecho!, ¡qué cabrito! (Sp)
what a lucky blighter!¡qué suerte tiene el tío! (Sp) , ¡qué suertudo es! (LAm)

blighter

n (Brit inf) → Kerl m (inf); (= boy)ungezogener Bengel; (= girl)Luder nt (inf); a poor blighterein armer Hund (inf); you blighterdu Idiot! (inf); what a lucky blighter!so ein Glückspilz!

blighter

[ˈblaɪtəʳ] n (fam) → disgraziato/a
you lucky blighter! → beato te!
References in classic literature ?
I am poor blighter with no profession and nine 'undred francs.
The blighter came round this morning -- the master, you know; when he saw my drawing he just raised his eyebrows and walked on.
Did you or did you not write a letter to an old blighter in America that was giving five millions to found Moral Reform Societies all over the world, and that wanted you to invent a universal language for him?
Hello, Ishikola, you blooming old blighter," was Van Horn's greeting to the old chief, as the dandy, with a pry of his steering- paddle against the side of the canoe and part under its bottom, brought the dug-out broadside-on to the Arangi so that the sides of both crafts touched.
About now,' said Nutty, sepulchrally, 'the blighter is ringing for his man to prepare his bally bath and lay out his gold-leaf underwear.
Having observed 'About now the blighter is cursing the waiter for bringing the wrong brand of champagne,' he relapsed into a silence which he did not again break.
At one time I could have sworn they were attacked in the rear--I reported it to you at the time, sir, you'll recall--for the blighters were pepperin' away at the side of that bluff behind them.
Blighter Surveillance Systems said it has won a contract from Paraguay's National Civil Aviation Administration (DINAC) to supply its Blighter B400 Series radar solution for enhanced security at the country's two busiest international airports.
First sale into South America sees the Blighter solution deployed to enhance security at Paraguay's two main international airports - Silvio Pettirossi and Guarani airports
I've used the strongest spray expecting to find it dead, but the little blighter is still here and has just landed on my head.
NINJA Warrior UK's Rochelle Humes asking the audience to "give it up for" every blighter.
Blighter Surveillance Systems announced new improvements to its electronic-scanning radar for harbor and coastal security, including a new sea wave clutter filter.