- n a persistently annoying person
- n a boy or man
- Ye ought t' be a wee bit more careful wi' yer yammerin, ye scurvy blighter - though yer doin' a fine job o' foistin' yerself, by my lights.
- The best way to deal with a foreigner, any old-school Brit will tell you, is to shout at the blighter in English until he catches on.
- Several months ago, Zia had served notice that he intended to "hang the blighter," as he put it, but hope persisted that he would spare Bhutto's life if only to save his troubled .