A woodworker in the traditional style characterised by the use of hand tools, a pole lathe and use of green timber.
One who works in a rough and ready, slipshod manner.
Someone associated with or who works in a bog.
* 2000 Lorraine Heath. Never Love a Cowboy ,
- “I was a bogger afore the war—”
- “A bogger ?”
(Australia, slang) A man who catches nippers (snapping prawns).
- “Yep. I was the one sent to get the cattle out of the muddy bogs and thickets.”
[ 1966 , Sidney John Baker, The Australian language , ]
(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.
(Australia, Western Australia, slang) Someone who works to shovel ore or waste rock underground.
“bogger”], entry in 2004 [1990, George Morley Story, W. J. Kirwin, John David Allison Widdowson, Dictionary of Newfoundland English .
* 1962 , Bill Wannan, Modern Australian humour ,
“bogger”, entry in 1989 , Joan Hughes, Australian words and their origins .
(Australia, slang) A toilet.
(Northern England, derogatory, slang) Someone of the goth, skate, punk, or emo subculture.
- 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.
Used particularly as an epithet or term of camaraderie or endearment''.
* 1986 , Ian Breakwell. Ian Breakwell's diary, 1964-1985 ,
“Bogger”, entry in 1990 , Leslie Dunkling, ''A dictionary of epithets and terms of address
* 1998 , Alan Sillitoe, The Broken Chariot ,
- "You bloody bogger ...!
* 1992 , Alan Sillitoe, Saturday night and Sunday morning ,
- "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."
- "The dirty bogger ! He's got a fancy woman! Nine times a week!"
** 2005 , Simon Elmes, Talking for Britain: a journey through the nation's dialects .
** 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 .