bogger
Noun

bogger (plural boggers)

  1. Someone associated with or who works in a bog.
    • 2000 Lorraine Heath. Never Love a Cowboy, page 51 ↗,
      “I was a bogger afore the war—”
      “A bogger?”
      “Yep. I was the one sent to get the cattle out of the muddy bogs and thickets.”
  2. (Australia, slang) A man who catches nippers (snapping prawns).
  3. (originally UK, derogatory) Synonym of Boglander: an Irishman, now (Irish, derogatory) a yokel, an Irishman from the countryside or (sometimes) from anywhere other than Dublin and the Pale.
  4. (Newfoundland, Labrador) A dare, a task that children challenge each other to complete.
  5. (Australia, Western Australia, slang) Someone who works to shovel ore or waste rock underground.
  6. (Australia, slang) A lavatory: a room for urination and defecation.
    So what if you kissed some bogan mole in the bogger at some 3rd-rate bar?
  7. (Northern England, derogatory, slang) Someone of the goth, skate, punk, or emo subculture.
Synonyms
  • (Irishman, particularly a rural one) Boglander, boglander
  • (lavatory) See Thesaurus:bathroom
Related terms
  • bogtrotter (Ireland)
  • bog warrior (Ireland)
  • bogman (Ireland)
  • nipper-bogger (Australia)
Adjective
  1. comparative form of bog
Noun

bogger (plural boggers)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of bugger#English|bugger. Used particularly as an epithet or term of camaraderie or endearment.
    • 1986, Ian Breakwell. Ian Breakwell's diary, 1964-1985,
      "You bloody bogger...!



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