Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD ORIGIN

by 1956, perhaps from bugger off (see bugger (v.)), which chiefly is British (by 1920s) but was picked up in U.S. Air Force slang in the Korean War.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BUG OFF

get out

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.