Bunter, Billy

Bunter, Billy
Bunter, Billy UK [ˈbʌntə(r), ˈbɪli] US [ˈbʌntər, ˈbɪli] See:Billy Bunter

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  • Bunter, Billy — UK [ˈbʌntə(r), ˈbɪlɪ] / US [ˈbʌntər, ˈbɪlɪ] See: Billy Bunter …   English dictionary

  • Bunter, Billy —    A character created by Frank Richards, featured in a great many stories of school life which first appeared in 1908. He is a pupil at Greyfriars School and is known to his schoolmates as the Fat Owl of the Remove. He is fat, bespectacled,… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Billy Bunter — William George Bunter, or Billy Bunter, the Fat Owl of the Remove , is a fictional character created by Charles Hamilton (using the nom de plume of Frank Richards ) for stories set at Greyfriars School in the boys weekly magazine The Magnet… …   Wikipedia

  • Bunter — may refer to:*Billy Bunter, a fictional character created by Charles Hamilton (using the nom de plume of Frank Richards ). *Mervyn Bunter, butler to Lord Peter Wimsey, a fictional character created by Dorothy L. Sayers. *Bunter (geology) a… …   Wikipedia

  • Billy Bunter — /bilˈi bunˈtər/ noun The type of a fat, greedy, clumsy schoolboy ORIGIN: Name of a character in stories by Frank Richards (pseudonym of Charles Hamilton, 1875–1961) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Billy Bunter — ➡ Bunter * * * …   Universalium

  • Billy Bunter — noun a) A fictional fat boy with round spectacles in s stories set at . He looked up through his thick Billy Bunter spectacles and seeing a young man standing behind Laura handed him his empty plate . . b) A fat boy Actually he wasnt too bad… …   Wiktionary

  • Bunter — Bun|ter, Billy the main character in children s stories by Frank Richards about life in an English ↑public school (=a private school where the students live as well as study) . Bunter loves eating and is always getting into trouble …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Billy — n British speed. The term is a shortening of Billy Whizz , the name of a character from the children s comic Beano; whizz is an ear lier nickname for the drug. See: Billy Bunter …   Contemporary slang

  • Billy Bunter — n British an ordinary member of the public, a cus tomer. This item of rhyming slang mean ing punter borrowing the name of the fat schoolboy hero of children s stories was widely used in the service industries in the 1990s. ► Billies is our name… …   Contemporary slang

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