Bogger vs Begger - What's the difference?

bogger | begger |

As nouns the difference between bogger and begger

is that bogger is someone associated with or who works in a bog or bogger can be used particularly as an epithet or term of camaraderie or endearment''[http://booksgooglecom/books?id=5qiv39cbumyc&pg=pa62&dq=bogger&lr= “bogger”], entry in 1990 , leslie dunkling, ''a dictionary of epithets and terms of address while begger is .

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Etymology 1

From .


(en noun)
  • Someone associated with or who works in a bog.
  • * 2000 Lorraine Heath. Never Love a Cowboy , page 51,
  • “I was a bogger afore the war—”
    “A bogger ?”
    “Yep. I was the one sent to get the cattle out of the muddy bogs and thickets.”
  • (Australia, slang) A man who catches nippers (snapping prawns). 1966 , Sidney John Baker, The Australian language , page 223.
  • (Ireland, derogatory) Someone not from a city.
  • (Ireland, derogatory) Someone not from Dublin (from outside the ).
  • (Newfoundland, Labrador) A dare, a task that children challenge each other to complete. “bogger”], entry in 2004 [1990, George Morley Story, W. J. Kirwin, John David Allison Widdowson, Dictionary of Newfoundland English .
  • (Australia, Western Australia, slang) Someone who works to shovel ore or waste rock underground. “bogger”, entry in 1989 , Joan Hughes, Australian words and their origins .
  • * 1962 , Bill Wannan, Modern Australian humour , page 176,
  • Polish Joe was a bogger , a man who shifted unbelievable quantities of dirt away from the face from which it had been blown, and into trucks for dumping in the underground bins each day.
  • (Australia, slang) A toilet.
  • (Northern England, derogatory, slang) Someone of the goth, skate, punk, or emo subculture.
  • Etymology 2

    From bugger.


    (en noun)
  • Used particularly as an epithet or term of camaraderie or endearment''. “Bogger”, entry in 1990 , Leslie Dunkling, ''A dictionary of epithets and terms of address .
  • * 1986 , Ian Breakwell. Ian Breakwell's diary, 1964-1985 ,
  • "You bloody bogger ...!
  • * 1998 , Alan Sillitoe, The Broken Chariot ,
  • "You're a funny bogger', though. I never could mek yo' out. Ye're just like one of the lads, but sometimes there's a posh ' bogger trying to scramble out."
  • * 1992 , Alan Sillitoe, Saturday night and Sunday morning ,
  • "The dirty bogger ! He's got a fancy woman! Nine times a week!"


    * British: ** 2005 , Simon Elmes, Talking for Britain: a journey through the nation's dialects . * Ireland: ** 2006 , Eric Partridge, The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: A-I . ** 1983 , Irving L. Allen, The language of ethnic conflict: social organization and lexical culture .




    (en noun)