rimmer

n
British
a despicable and/or obnoxious person. An all-purpose playground insult, proba-bly from the more specific senses of rim. This usage was reinforced by the fact that an un-likeable character in the cult TV comedy Red Dwarf was given the name.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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