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.
Men's leave was now going well and frequent parties left Acheux Station for 'Blighty.'
He was very cheery, and continued to assert that we should all be in "Blighty" in a day or two's time.Attack|Edward G. D. Liveing
I have known a man carried into an aid-post in a state of great delight because he had 'got a Blighty one.'On the King's Service|Innes Logan
Most fellows realize fully that it may be their last look at Blighty, and they take it rather solemnly.A Yankee in the Trenches|R. Derby Holmes
The revolving wheels underneath you seem to sing the words, "Off to Blighty—to Blighty."The Glory of the Trenches|Coningsby Dawson
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