bugger all

noun
little or nothing at all
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I asked for a raise and they gave me bugger-all

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I know sweet Fanny Adams about surgery

Usage Domain: ↑obscenity, ↑smut, ↑vulgarism, ↑filth, ↑dirty word
Hypernyms:
nothing, ↑nil, ↑nix, ↑nada, ↑null, ↑aught, ↑cipher, ↑cypher, ↑goose egg, ↑naught, ↑zero, ↑zilch, ↑zip, ↑zippo

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noun [noncount]
Brit informal + impolite : nothing at all

They were wearing bugger all!

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ˌbugger ˈall [bugger all] noun uncountable (BrE, taboo, slang)
nothing at all; none at all

There's bugger all on TV tonight.

Well, she was bugger all help

(= no help at all)

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • bugger all — ► bugger all nothing. Main Entry: ↑bugger …   English terms dictionary

  • bugger-all — /bug euhr awl , boog /, n. Chiefly Brit. Slang. absolutely nothing; nothing at all: Those reckless investments left him with bugger all. [1935 40; n. use of the exclamation bugger all!] * * * buggˈer all adjective No, none • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bugger all — British impolite 1) nothing at all I m leaving and there s bugger all they can do about it. 2) none at all I m not helping them again. You get bugger all thanks …   English dictionary

  • bugger-all — /bug euhr awl , boog /, n. Chiefly Brit. Slang. absolutely nothing; nothing at all: Those reckless investments left him with bugger all. [1935 40; n. use of the exclamation bugger all!] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bugger all — If something costs bugger all, it means that it costs nothing. Meaning it is cheap. If you have bugger all, it means you have nothing …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • bugger all — also bugger all PRON Bugger all is a rude way of saying nothing . [BRIT, INFORMAL, RUDE] …   English dictionary

  • bugger-all — /bʌgər ˈɔl/ (say buguhr awl) noun Colloquial very little; nothing: *There s bugger all that s good about it. –tim winton, 1986. Also, bugger all …   Australian English dictionary

  • bugger all — [B] nothing, diddly squat, fuck all    Hey Giulio, what did you win? Bugger all nothing! …   English idioms

  • bugger-all — Noun. Absolutely nothing at all. E.g. There s bugger all we can do about it now, the police are here and we re trapped …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • bugger all — noun Nothing. You may not like paying taxes, but theres bugger all you can do about it …   Wiktionary


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