tosser

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Etymology[edit]

toss +‎ -er. In the British slang senses, toss refers specifically to the masturbate meaning.

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  • Rhymes: -ɒsə(ɹ)
  • (file)

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tosser (plural tossers)

  1. One who tosses or throws something.
    • 1919, The Weekly Underwriter (volume 100, page 931)
      He had difficulty in locating the plate and when he did so one of his outfielders had a merry chase following the leather from the bat of a company tosser.
  2. (Britain, slang, derogatory, vulgar) A male who masturbates.
  3. (Britain, offensive, slang) An objectionable male, often somewhat obnoxious in demeanour.
    That bloke who ripped me off was a right tosser.
  4. (computing) A program that forwards or redirects messages on a bulletin board system.
    • 1995, "sysop", Mail Tosser (on newsgroup comp.bbs.majorbbs)
      Does anyone have a mail tosser that will work with The Major BBS V6.2?
    • 2000, "freshd", FidoGate 4.4.1 - A Fido-Internet gateway and a Fido tosser. (on newsgroup fm.announce)
      FIDOGATE is a Fido-Internet gateway and a Fido tosser.

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