wotcher

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wɒtʃə/
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Etymology 1[edit]

14th c., corruption of what cheer.

Interjection[edit]

wotcher

  1. (slang, chiefly Britain) A friendly greeting.
    • 1962, Dick Francis, chapter 19, in Dead Cert, published 2004, page 266:
      Wotcher, me old cock sparrow, how's the sleuthing business?” bellowed Sandy, pausing and balancing his saddle on one knee while he looped up the girth.

Etymology 2[edit]

Representing an abbreviated pronunciation of various phrases.

Contraction[edit]

wotcher

  1. (informal, chiefly Britain) Contraction of what do you.
    Wotcher think?
  2. (informal, chiefly Britain) Contraction of what you.
    Listen, do wotcher gotta do!
  3. (informal, chiefly Britain) Contraction of what are you.
    Wotcher doing?
  4. (informal, chiefly Britain) Contraction of what have you.
    Wotcher been up to?
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