Definition of bludger noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈblʌdʒə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʌdʒər//
    (Australian English, New Zealand English, informal)
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  1. 1a lazy person
  2. 2a person who asks other people for something because they cannot or do not want to pay for it synonym scrounger
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent. (originally British slang denoting a pimp, specifically one who robbed his prostitute's clients): abbreviation of bludgeoner, from bludgeon.