blighty blighty

Definition(s):

  • (n) a slang term for Great Britain used by British troops serving abroad

Usage(s):

  • It was like coming out of the trenches to blighty and peace on earth.

News

  • The iPhone 5s and 5c in the UK: what you need to know

    The dust has settled on Apple's 2013-era iPhone launch , so it's time that we delved into what the damage is here in 'ol Blighty. EE , along with its buddies Orange and T-Mobile, has confirmed that it'll carry both the iPhone 5s and 5c from launch. LTE contract users who are six months into their EE deal will also be able to take advantage of the conveniently-announced Swap service. O2 has said ...
    on September 11, 2013     Source: Engadget

Quotes

  1. "David and Robbie are perfect to star as the new neighbours' best friends - the gorgeous, eccentric couple flown over from Blighty," Cherry said. "We haven't had that kind of wow for the wives since Jesse Metcalfe left and we want it to cause...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Marc Cherry Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. "If we did not win the premierships, there is no way, I don't think, I would be accepting this award," Bickley said. "If when 'Blighty' (coach Malcolm Blight) came we finished fourth and fourth and fifth, this wouldn't happen."
    on May 21, 2009 By: Mark Bickley Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "Blighty, gave me an opportunity and confidence at the start to play with flair," Burton said. "Ayresy taught me discipline and gave me an opportunity to play on the wing. Craigy taught me about leadership, life and high standards."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Brett Burton Source: Herald Sun

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