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  • n. Plural form of nadger.


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  • Nadgers, or to have a case of the galloping nadgers, is another family favourite, although our useage of nadger refers to any scab, rash or visible skin ailment rather thanprinting subroutines, as the internet might otherwise have you believe.

    2008 July 02 « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • We knit up sleeves, eat horse tablets, gallop nadgers and quote King George well, his advisors, anyway.

    2008 July 02 « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows

  • Ralph was good in the much maligned 'Baby of Macon', getting a bull's horn in the nadgers and dying horribly in a welter of thespian intestines.

    The Guardian World News

  • If you are stupid enough to either ignore the weather forecast or set out in when there is a warning of snowy weather an unsuitable motorcar, you deserve to freeze your nadgers off stuck on the M4 up to your windscreen in snow.

    The Guardian World News

  • Activists sign up to kick scheme in the nadgers Touch my bod-Eee

    The Inquirer

  • The average copper, when he'd been kicked in the nadgers once too often and has reason to believe that his bosses don't much care, has an understandable tendency to prefer to arrest those people who won't instantly try to stab him, especially if they act a bit snotty and wear more expensive clothes than he personally can afford.

    Irons in the Fire

  • It was a great series, but the thing I remember was someone getting filled in and an NCO charging in, the aggressor is standing over his victim legs apart, and the NCO casually boots him right in the nadgers from behind.

    Army Rumour Service

  • In Bed With Butch-had his lawyer on speed dial when he and a trio of buck-naked Philly heterosexuals strode across the road with their nadgers swinging in the morning breeze. Philadelphia Weekly

  • : 39: 00 Palin refuses to talk to investigators TECHNOPHOBE JOHN McCAIN has had to rely on a computer to pull his nadgers out of the fire over another controversy over his running mate Sarah Palin.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • [05-10-2008] Just once, I'd like a Thomas Hardy heroine to deliver a swift knee to the nadgers to her tormentor, rather than enduring prolonged suffering

    Planet Ruby on Rails


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  • (adjective) - An expression used when a coin, in tossing, falls upon its edge - neither head nor tail up.

    --R. Pearse Chope's Dialect of Hartland, Devonshire, 1891

    January 14, 2018