tosh

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[tosh]
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noun Chiefly British Informal.

nonsense; bosh.

Nearby words

  1. tosa,
  2. tosca,
  3. toscana,
  4. toscanini,
  5. toscanini, arturo,
  6. toss,
  7. toss off,
  8. toss one's cookies,
  9. toss up,
  10. toss-up

Origin of tosh

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1890–95; perhaps blend of trash + bosh1

tosh

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[tosh]Scot.

verb (used with object)

to make neat or tidy.

adjective

neat; tidy.

Origin of tosh

2
First recorded in 1770–80; origin uncertain

Related formstosh·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for tosh

tosh

noun

slang, mainly British nonsense; rubbish

Word Origin for tosh

C19: of unknown origin

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