Origin of dossfrom Classical Latin dorsum, the back
Chiefly British Slang
- Sleep; rest.
- A crude or makeshift bed.
intransitive verbdossed, doss·ing, doss·es
Origin of dossPerhaps alteration of dorse back from Latin dorsum
(third-person singular simple present dosses, present participle dossing, simple past and past participle dossed)
- Work avoidance.
- I am going to have a doss tomorrow.
- Easy piece of work
- Circumnavigating the world in a canoe is no doss
(comparative more doss, superlative most doss)
- (Scotland) Describes a useless or lazy person. Generally combined with expletive noun, especially cunt.
- Get a fuckin hauld o yersel, ye doss cunt!