Definition of Blighter

1. Noun. A persistently annoying person.

Exact synonyms: Cuss, Gadfly, Pest, Pesterer
Specialized synonyms: Nudnick, Nudnik
Generic synonyms: Persecutor, Tormenter, Tormentor
Derivative terms: Pester



2. Noun. A boy or man. "He's a good bloke"
Exact synonyms: Bloke, Chap, Cuss, Fella, Feller, Fellow, Gent, Lad
Generic synonyms: Male, Male Person
Specialized synonyms: Dog

Definition of Blighter

1. Noun. One who blights ¹

2. Noun. (British) An unnamed person, usually male, often contemptuously. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blighter

1. one that blights [n -S] - See also: blights

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blighter

bliaut
bliauts
blicket
blickets
blickey
blickies
bliddy
blidget
blidgets
blidgetted
blidgetting
blight
blight canker
blighted
blighted ovum
blighter (current term)
blighters
blighties
blighting
blightingly
blights
blighty wound
blimbing
blimbings
blimey
blimey O'Reilly
blimey O'Riley
blimming
blimp
blimp out

Literary usage of Blighter

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1. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1901)
"Mr. Oliver Gibbs: How many have found it not a bad blighter ? ... I have tried to get some light on this subject as to whether it is a blighter or not, ..."

2. Gentlemen at Arms by John Hartman Morgan (1918)
"The Hun's a funny blighter, Alf. He's always 'ofF side.' His notion of starting a fight is to begin ... I might give the blighter a fag and tell him to 'op ..."

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