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bugger-all

[buhg-er-awl, boo g-] /ˈbʌg ərˈɔl, ˈbʊg-/
noun, Chiefly British Slang.
1.
absolutely nothing; nothing at all:
Those reckless investments left him with bugger-all.
Origin of bugger-all
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; noun use of the exclamation bugger all!
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bugger-all

noun

Absolutely nothing: investments left him with bugger-all (1918+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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