- to shirk.
- to impose on (someone).
- an easy task.
Origin of bludge
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- (when intr , often foll by on) to scrounge from (someone)
- (intr) to evade work
- (intr) archaic to act as a pimp
- a very easy task; undemanding employment
C19: back formation from slang bludger pimp, from bludgeon
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Word Origin and History for bludge
"shirk responsibility," 1919, Australian and New Zealand slang, earlier "be a prostitute's pimp," from bludger "pimp."
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