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Nothing or next to nothing. Primarily heard in UK, Australia, New Zealand. I've been working on this project for three months straight, and I've got bugger all to show for it! Quit lecturing me, you know bugger all about the issue.
Get out of here; go away; get lost. Primarily heard in UK, Australia, New Zealand. Listen, I don't want to buy any, so why don't you just bugger off and leave me alone!
1. Sl. to cease bothering [someone]. Hey, bug off! Your comments are annoying. I wish you would bug off!
2. Sl. Get out!; Go away! (Usually Bug off!) Bug off! Get out of my sight! Bug off and leave me alone!
play silly buggers(British & Australian very informal)
to behave in a stupid or annoying way (often in continuous tenses) Stop playing silly buggers and come down off the roof.
Also, bugger off. Go away, as in Bug off before I call the police. Both terms are often used as an imperative, as in the example, and the variant is heard more in Britain than in America. [Slang; c. 1900] For a synonym, see buzz off.
To go away. Used chiefly as a command: Bug off! I'm trying to get some work done.
v. Chiefly British Vulgar Slang
To go away. Used chiefly as a command.