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bodgie

[ boj-ee ]

noun

, Australian.
  1. a juvenile delinquent; youthful troublemaker.


bodgie

/ ˈbɒdʒɪ /

noun

  1. an unruly or uncouth young man, esp in the 1950s; teddy boy


adjective

  1. inferior; worthless

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bodgie1

1950–55; perhaps dial. (Yorkshire) bodge clumsy worker ( botch 1 ) + -ie; compare bodger inferior, worthless

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bodgie1

C20: from bodge

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