|Origin:||bugger 'person who practices anal sex' (16-21 centuries), from French bougre 'person who disagrees with the standard religion', from Medieval Latin Bulgarus 'Bulgarian'|
bug‧ger1 S2 [countable]
1 British English not polite
an offensive word for someone who is very annoying or unpleasant
2 not polite
someone that you pretend to be annoyed with, although you actually like or love them:
• The poor little bugger got an awful shock.
3 British English not polite
a job or activity that is very difficult:
• The exam was a bit of a bugger.
4 British English not polite
• There's bugger all wrong with this machine.