Definition of bludge verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bludge

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//blʌdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//blʌdʒ//
     
    (Australian English, New Zealand English, informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bludge
    BrE BrE//blʌdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//blʌdʒ//
     
    he / she / it bludges
    BrE BrE//ˈblʌdʒɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʌdʒɪz//
     
    past simple bludged
    BrE BrE//blʌdʒd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//blʌdʒd//
     
    past participle bludged
    BrE BrE//blʌdʒd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//blʌdʒd//
     
    -ing form bludging
    BrE BrE//ˈblʌdʒɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʌdʒɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] to not do any work and live from what other people give you
  2. 2[transitive] bludge something to ask somebody for something especially because you cannot or do not want to pay for it yourself synonym cadge, scrounge The girls bludged smokes.
  3. Word Origin late 19th cent.: back-formation from bludger.

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