blighter

[ blahy-ter ]
/ ˈblaɪ tər /

noun British Slang.

a contemptible, worthless person, especially a man; scoundrel or rascal.
a chap; bloke.

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Origin of blighter

First recorded in 1815–25; blight + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for blighter

blighter
/ (ˈblaɪtə) /

noun British informal

a fellowwhere's the blighter gone?
a despicable or irritating person or thing
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