noun, plural blight·ies.British Slang.
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We reckon Harry will allow himself a glass of something bubbly on the plane back to Blighty this evening.
Queen Beatrix may be ready to pack up and go, but here in Blighty, like it or not, our Kings and Queens have a job for life.Queen Beatrix May Have Abdicated, But Queen Elizabeth Never Will, Insiders Say|Tom Sykes|January 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It more likely means you are a working class lad from Blighty.
Ive got my dose, an Im bound for Blighty, he said, an gels chuckin flowers in the ambulance in Lunnon.
Youll soon be tucked up safe in a bed now, or pushin on to the ambulance train and a straight run ome to Blighty.
Our right section commander got a blighty two days ago and is probably now in England.Carry On|Coningsby Dawson
Everywhere we looked there were crowds of them; we thought there were a lot in Blighty, but there seemed to be nothing else here.
Shortly after this we had several casualties in Platoon 10—two or three were killed, and several wounded and got their "Blighty."
British Dictionary definitions for blighty (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for blighty (2 of 2)
noun (sometimes not capital) British slang (used esp by troops serving abroad)
- Also called: a blighty one a slight wound that causes the recipient to be sent home to England
- leave in England