- nonsense; bosh.
Origin of tosh1
- to make neat or tidy.
- neat; tidy.
Origin of tosh2
First recorded in 1770–80; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for tosh
Farkas has a similar story about when Tosh.0 featured TrekkieDating.com on its blog.‘Star Trek’ Dating Websites Cater to Trekkies Looking for Love
May 15, 2013
Media critic Jennifer L. Pozner talks to nine comedians about C.K., Tosh, and whether feminism and comedy are natural combatants.Louis C.K. on Daniel Tosh’s Rape Joke: Are Comedy and Feminism Enemies?
Jennifer L. Pozner
July 18, 2012
Tosh is a prime example of why this matters, because he was facing an uphill credibility battle anyway.
Tosh, of course, is merely the latest in a long line of celebrity Twit-pologists.
How tiresome is the tosh written in the papers and spoken in Parliament about the war!War Letters of a Public-School Boy
Into that tosh the house was invited to pour any fluid that could be spared.The Hill
Horace Annesley Vachell
Before everybody—all this tosh—I mean all this stuff I wrote.Regiment of Women
"Not that particular kind of tosh, perhaps," agreed Mackenzie.
I saw him during the dinner-hour in hot controversy with Green and Tosh, who were evidently saying that he had deceived them.A Holiday in Bed and Other Sketches
J. M. Barrie
- slang, mainly British nonsense; rubbish
C19: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for tosh
"neat, clean, trim," 1776, Scottish, of unknown origin.
"valuables collected from drains," 1852, London slang, of unknown origin.
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