doos

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

doos

  1. Uncommon spelling of dos; plural of do
Usage notes[edit]

Most-often seen in fair doos, more commonly spelled fair dos.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Afrikaans doos, from Dutch doos. Doublet of dose.

Noun[edit]

doos

  1. (South Africa, vulgar) vagina
  2. (South Africa, vulgar) stupid person
    • 2018, Marius, “Which African Country is most likely to become developed?”, in Alternate History Discussion Board[1]:
      Julius is, to use a South African term, a doos.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch doos (box, vagina, stupid female), from Middle Dutch dose.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

doos (plural dose, diminutive doostjie)

  1. box
    Synonym: boks
  2. (vulgar) vagina, cunt
  3. (derogatory, slang) idiot, stupid person

Descendants[edit]

  • English: doos

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dose (since 1361), probably from Latin dosis (prescribed portion of medication), metonymically transferred to the small box in which a dose of medication was given.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

doos f (plural dozen, diminutive doosje n)

  1. box
  2. (vulgar) vagina, cunt, twat
  3. (derogatory, vulgar) stupid female, cunt, twat (objectionable woman)
  4. (informal) prison

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: doos
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: dosi
  • Aukan: dosoe
  • Caribbean Javanese: dhus, dhos
  • Indonesian: dus (box)
  • Malay: dos
  • Papiamentu: doshi, doosje (from the diminutive)
  • Sranan Tongo: dosu
    • Arawak: dosu
    • Caribbean Hindustani: dosu