bludger


verb (used with object), bludged, bludg·ing.

  1. to shirk.
  2. to impose on (someone).

noun

  1. an easy task.

noun Australian and NZ informal

  1. a person who scrounges
  2. a person who avoids work
  3. a person in authority regarded as ineffectual by those working under him

verb

  1. (when intr , often foll by on) to scrounge from (someone)
  2. (intr) to evade work
  3. (intr) archaic to act as a pimp

noun

  1. a very easy task; undemanding employment
n.

“prostitute’s pimp,” 1856, short for bludgeoner, agent noun from bludgeon (v.).

v.

“shirk responsibility,” 1919, Australian and New Zealand slang, earlier “be a prostitute’s pimp,” from bludger “pimp.”

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