josser

[jos-er]
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noun British Slang.

fellow, especially one who is or is made to appear foolish or simpleminded.

Nearby words

  1. jospin,
  2. josquin des prés,
  3. joss,
  4. joss house,
  5. joss stick,
  6. jostle,
  7. josue,
  8. jot,
  9. jota,
  10. jotter

Origin of josser

First recorded in 1885–90; origin uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for josser

josser

noun slang

British a simpleton; fool
British a fellow; chap
Australian a clergyman

Word Origin for josser

C19: from joss + -er 1

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