be buggered if i know

Australian Slang
I don't have a clue

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  • Be buggered if I know — I don t have a clue …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • buggered — UK [ˈbʌɡə(r)d] / US [ˈbʌɡərd] adjective British impolite 1) broken The photocopier s buggered again. 2) used for emphasizing that you do not know something I m buggered if I know what she sees in him. 3) used for emphasizing that you will not do… …   English dictionary

  • buggered — adjective (not before noun) 1 BrE slang a rude word meaning extremely tired: That s the last time I work so late. I m buggered! 2 BrE slang a rude word meaning completely ruined or broken: The washing machine s buggered. 3 I m buggered BrE spoken …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • buggered — bug|gered [ bʌgərd ] adjective BRITISH IMPOLITE 1. ) broken 2. ) very tired 3. ) used for emphasizing that you do not know something: I m buggered if I know what she sees in him. 4. ) used for emphasizing that you will not do something: I m… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • buggered — /ˈbʌgəd/ (say buguhd) adjective Colloquial 1. tired out; exhausted. 2. broken; wrecked. 3. damned: *Buggered if I know how he stuck it after that. –harold lewis, 1973 …   Australian English dictionary

  • buggered — bug|gered [ˈbʌgəd US ərd] adj [not before noun] BrE spoken not polite 1.) extremely tired 2.) completely ruined or broken ▪ The washing machine s buggered. 3.) I m buggered if ... used to say that you do not know something, will not do something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • I'm buggered if … — I m ˈbuggered if… idiom (BrE, taboo, slang) used to say that you do not know sth or to refuse to do sth • ‘What s this meeting all about?’ ‘I m buggered if I know.’ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bugger* —  1. n. Unpleasant person or thing. Usu. offensive or contemptuous term app. to person. In certain contexts, can be quite amiable (see bastard 2).  2. v. Spoil. Also bugger up Bungle.  3. Strong excl. of surprise, disgust, etc. Also bugger it, me …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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