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American English: /ˈbəɡər/
, /ˈbʊɡər/
British English: /ˈbʌɡə/

Translation of bugger in Spanish:


  • 2 (British English) 2.1 (unpleasant person) [vulgar] that stupid bugger
    ese cabrón or (Latin America exc Southern Cone) ese pendejo or (Andes) (Venezuela) ese huevón or (Colombia) (River Plate area) ese boludo or (Spain) ese gilipollas [vulgar]
    2.2 (person) [slang]come here you cheeky bugger!
    ¡ven aquí granuja or sinvergüenza! [colloquial]
    poor bugger!
    ¡pobre tipo! [colloquial]
    you lucky bugger!
    ¡qué potra tienes! [colloquial]
    ¡qué suertudo! (Latin America) [colloquial]
    ¡qué suerte tienes macho! (Spain) [slang]
    to play silly buggers
    hacer pendejadas or (Spain) gilipolleces or (Colombia) (River Plate area) boludeces or (Andes) (Venezuela) huevadas [slang]
  • 3 (something difficult, unpleasant) (British English) [slang]this paint's a real bugger to get off
    esta mierda or (Mexico) chingadera de pintura no hay quien la quite [vulgar]
    the exam was a real bugger
    el examen fue jodidísimo [vulgar]
    bugger allit's bugger all to do with you
    ¡a ti qué coño or qué carajo or (Mexico) qué chingados te importa! [vulgar]
    she did bugger all
    no hizo un carajo [vulgar]
    not to give a buggerI don't give a bugger what you say
    me importa un carajo lo que digas [vulgar]

transitive verb

  • 1 (British English) 1.1 (in interjectional phrases) [vulgar]bugger you!
    ¡vete a la mierda or (Spain tb) a tomar por culo or (Mexico tb) a la chingada! [vulgar]
    bugger this! he can do it himself
    que lo haga él ¡qué coño! [vulgar]
    (I'm) buggered if I know!
    ¡no tengo ni puta idea! [vulgar]
    1.2 (ruin, spoil) [slang]
    joder [vulgar]
    the television's buggered
    la televisión se ha jodido or (Mexico) se chingó [vulgar]
    1.3 (tire) [slang]I'm (totally) buggered
    estoy hecho polvo [colloquial]
  • 2 (commit buggery with)


  • (British English) [vulgar]
    ¡carajo! [vulgar]
    ¡joder! [vulgar]

Phrasal verbs

bugger about

bugger around (British English) [vulgar]
1verb + adverb (act foolishly)
joder [vulgar]
2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (inconvenience)
joder [vulgar]

bugger off

verb + adverb (British English)
[vulgar]bugger off!
¡vete a la mierda! [vulgar]
¡vete a tomar por culo! (Spain) [vulgar]
¡vete a la chingada! (Mexico) [vulgar]
he buggered off
se largó [colloquial]
se las tomó (River Plate area) [colloquial]

bugger up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (British English)
joder [vulgar]
it buggered up our holiday
nos jodió las vacaciones [vulgar]
I buggered up my exam
la cagué en el examen [vulgar]
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