Bogtrotter Bog"trot`ter, n. One who lives in a boggy country; -- applied in derision to the lowest class of Irish. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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  • bogtrotter — /bog trot euhr, bawg /, n. 1. a person who lives among bogs. 2. Disparaging. a rural native or inhabitant of Ireland. [1675 85; BOG1 + TROTTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • bogtrotter — I Everyday English Slang in Ireland n another word for a culchie II Irish Slang country person …   English dialects glossary

  • bogtrotter — n. person who lives in bos or wet spongy ground; (Slang) extremely offensive term for an Irish person or one of Irish descent, Irish American person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bogtrotter — noun informal, offensive an Irish person …   English new terms dictionary

  • bogtrotter — n. [In derision] Irishman …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bogtrotter — Noun. An Irish person. Derog/offens …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • bogtrotter — bog·trotter …   English syllables

  • bogtrotter — /ˈbɒgtrɒtə/ (say bogtrotuh) noun 1. Colloquial, Chiefly British (derogatory) (racist) someone from Ireland, especially from a rural area. 2. Colloquial an itinerant labourer …   Australian English dictionary

  • bogtrotter — ˈbäg+ˌ noun 1. : a native or resident of Ireland usually used disparagingly 2. a. : short eared owl b. : american bittern …   Useful english dictionary

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