[ bluhj ]
/ blʌdʒ /
verb (used with object), bludged, bludg·ing.
to impose on (someone).
an easy task.
Origin of bludge
Related formsbludg·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bludge
/ (blʌdʒ) Australian and NZ informal /
(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
Word Origin for bludge
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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