bodgie

bodgie

[boj-ee]
noun Australian.
a juvenile delinquent; youthful troublemaker.

Origin:
1950–55; perhaps dial. (Yorkshire) bodge clumsy worker (see botch) + -ie; compare bodger inferior, worthless

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bodgie (ˈbɒdʒɪ)
 
n
1.  an unruly or uncouth young man, esp in the 1950s; teddy boy
 
adj
2.  inferior; worthless
 
[C20: from bodge]

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