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tosh

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[ tosh ]
/ tɒʃ /
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noun Chiefly British Informal.

nonsense; bosh.

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Origin of tosh

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1890–95; perhaps blend of trash + bosh1

Definition for tosh (2 of 2)

tosh2
[ tosh ]
/ tɒʃ /
Scot.

verb (used with object)

to make neat or tidy.

adjective

neat; tidy.

Origin of tosh

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First recorded in 1770–80; origin uncertain

OTHER WORDS FROM tosh

toshly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tosh

tosh
/ (tɒʃ) /

noun

slang, mainly British nonsense; rubbish

Word Origin for tosh

C19: of unknown origin
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