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blighter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblighterblight‧er /ˈblaɪtə $ -ər/ noun [countable] British English old-fashioned informal 🔊 🔊 1 SYMPATHIZEJEALOUSused to talk about someone that you feel sorry for or jealous of 🔊 Poor old blighter. 🔊 You lucky blighter!2 BAD PERSONa bad or unpleasant person
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blighterNot much cop considering that the game requires a hefty one hundred of the little blighters to be meandering about at once!Pity the poor blighter couldn't spell.Poor blighter was hanged and we were dancing the night away.He was a punctilious blighter and I can't see him using the Lab as a convenient place for a rendezvous.They found the blighter in Cricklewood - or what was left of him.Poor Ireland finally ran the blighters out about twenty-five years after you died.The blighters have even been immortalised in the history books.You know, you needn't follow this blighter out.
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