dosser


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dosser

(ˈdɒsə)
n
rare a bag or basket for carrying objects on the back
[C14: from Old French dossier, from Medieval Latin dorsārium, from Latin dorsum back]

dosser

(ˈdɒsə)
n
1. Brit a person who sleeps in dosshouses
2. (Social Welfare) Brit another word for dosshouse
3. a lazy person; idler
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dosser - someone who sleeps in any convenient place
hobo, tramp, bum - a disreputable vagrant; "a homeless tramp"; "he tried to help the really down-and-out bums"
Translations

dosser

[ˈdɒsəʳ] N (Brit) → vagabundo/a m/f, pobre mf

dosser

[ˈdɒsər] n (British) (= homeless person) → clochard(e) m/fdoss house doss-house n (British)asile m de nuit

dosser

n (Brit inf) → Penner(in) m(f) (inf), → Stadtstreicher(in) m(f)

dosser

[ˈdɒsəʳ] n (Brit) (fam) → barbone/a
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"We are thrilled to bring Earth Fare to the Steele Creek and Lake Wylie communities," said John Dosser, a partner with Childress Klein.
''The thing is Bronze Bomber, you big dosser, you're not ready for me, you never have been.
Kirk Dosser, co-owner of Pacific Appraisal Associates, Wenatchee, has been awarded the Appraisal Institute's MAI membership designation, which is held by appraisers experienced in the valuation and evaluation of commercial, industrial, residential and other types of properties, and who advise clients on real estate investment decisions.
"They'd just be standing and laughing, saying, 'Oh, look at my dosser, he's better than your dosser,' and that guy would get a kicking or else get pushed back in, to have another go."
"They called me 'the dosser.' .' If they wanted their car washed at six o'clock in the morning when it was absolutely frozen over, you had to go and wash it.
The cheeky dosser had even taken off his trainers to get comfortable.
Fahd Abdullah Al-Mubarak and the technical team working on the G20's dosser in the Finance Ministry and SAMA.
Well, finances are a bit tight since my family disowned me for moving up North, plus I lost most of my inheritance investing in that musical version of 'Boys From The Blackstuff' ('I am Yozzer, I'm no dosser, Giz a job or I'll butt your gob' - I personally thought it was a winner).
Bloody disgrace!" Dawn McDonald: "Would they ask a dole dosser to rehome their 14 kids?
As I've said in previous columns, I used to hang out with a bunch of dossers. But there was one dosser than out-dossed some pretty slack competition.
Judge Mark Lucraft told Dosser: "As a clergyman parents trusted you with their children.