Definition of bludger in English:


Line breaks: bludg¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈblʌdʒə/

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Australian /NZ informal
1A scrounger: just look at that bludger, can’t get his thieving hands on the cash fast enough
1.1An idle or lazy person: I suspect there are far more bludgers in jobs than on the dole


mid 19th century (originally British slang denoting a pimp, specifically one who robbed his prostitute's clients): abbreviation of bludgeoner, from bludgeon.

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