bodger

Australian Slang
worthless person; inferior; false; second-rate (as a name, receipt, etc.) (obsolete British "bodge" to patch or mend clumsily)

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  • Bodger — Nom anglais correspondant à un métier pour lequel plusieurs sens sont attestés : soit un raccommodeur ou un fabricant de pièces, en particulier un artisan spécialisé dans la fabrication de pieds de chaises ou d espars pour les gréements de… …   Noms de famille

  • Bodger — Douglas Bodger (* 18. Juni 1966 in Chemainus, British Columbia, Kanada) ist ein ehemaliger professioneller Eishockeyspieler. Während seiner Karriere spielte er für die Pittsburgh Penguins, Buffalo Sabres, San Jose Sharks, New Jersey Devils, Los… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bodger — /ˈbɒdʒə/ (say bojuh) Obsolete –noun 1. a person who has assumed an alias or who is in some way acting under false pretences. 2. an alias. 3. British a person who makes a mess of something, especially an incompetent tradesman. –adjective 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bodger — bodge ► VERB Brit. informal ▪ make or repair badly or clumsily. DERIVATIVES bodger noun. ORIGIN alteration of BOTCH(Cf. ↑botcher) …   English terms dictionary

  • bodger — noun a) A woodworker in the traditional style characterised by the use of hand tools, a pole lathe and use of green timber. b) One who works in a rough and ready, slipshod manner …   Wiktionary

  • Bodger — worthless person; inferior; false; second rate (as a name, receipt, etc.) (obsolete British bodge to patch or mend clumsily) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bodger — bodg·er …   English syllables

  • bodger — ˈbäjə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown Britain : a wood carver or woodturner; specifically : a turner who makes chairs of beech wood …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bodger & Badger — Bodger (Andy Cunningham) and Badger, his mashy mate and a part time character, China the Dog Created by Andy Cunningham Starring …   Wikipedia

  • Bodger and Badger — Infobox Television show name=Bodger and Badger caption=Bodger (Andy Cunningham) and Badger on a recent trip to Aston University picture format=4:3 runtime=15 minutes creator=Andy Cunningham starring=Andy Cunningham country=UK language=English… …   Wikipedia

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