play silly buggers

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

play silly buggers (third-person singular simple present plays silly buggers, present participle playing silly buggers, simple past and past participle played silly bugger)

  1. (UK, Australia, New Zealand, idiomatic) To act in a stupid or reckless manner

Usage notes[edit]

  • Most often used in the third-person singular present continuous form (are playing silly buggers)