doss

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doss (third-person singular simple present dosses, present participle dossing, simple past and past participle dossed)

  1. (intransitive, UK and Ireland) To avoid work, shirk, etc.
    I am going to doss tomorrow when the match is on.
  2. (intransitive, UK, slang) To sleep in the open or in a derelict building because one is homeless
    I normally have to doss in shop doorways or park benches.

Noun[edit]

doss (plural dosses)

  1. Work avoidance.
    I am going to have a doss tomorrow.
  2. Easy piece of work
    Circumnavigating the world in a canoe is no doss

Adjective[edit]

doss (comparative more doss, superlative most doss)

  1. (Scotland) Describes a useless or lazy person. Generally combined with expletive noun, especially cunt.
    Get a fuckin hauld o yersel, ye doss cunt!

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