Doss vs Hoss - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between doss and hoss
is that doss
is work avoidance while hoss
is (us|slang|south) a horse.
As a verb doss
is (intransitive|british|and|ireland) to avoid work, shirk, etc.
As an adjective doss
is (scotland) describes a useless or lazy person generally combined with expletive noun, especially cunt
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(intransitive, British, and, Ireland) To avoid work, shirk, etc.
(intransitive, British, slang) To sleep in the open or in a derelict building because one is homeless
- I am going to doss tomorrow when the match is on.
- I normally have to doss in shop doorways or park benches.
Easy piece of work
- I am going to have a doss tomorrow.
- Circumnavigating the world in a canoe is no doss
(Scotland) Describes a useless or lazy person. Generally combined with expletive noun, especially cunt .
- Get a fuckin hauld o yersel, ye doss cunt!
* doss about
* doss around
* doss down
* doss off
(US, slang, South) A horse.
(US, slang, Southeast) A big person, usually a man; a person who has size comparable to that of a horse.
(US, slang, Southeast)
(slang) A well-respected person.
(US, slang, Northwest) A car.
- What's up, hoss ?
* (man) dude, man, brother, guy, chap, comrade, bol, bub
* one-hoss shay