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sod 1

1. A section of grass-covered surface soil held together by matted roots; turf.
2. The ground, especially when covered with grass.
tr.v. sod·ded, sod·ding, sods
To cover with sod.

[Middle English, from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch sode.]

sod 2

 (sŏd) Chiefly British Vulgar Slang
1. A sodomite.
2. A person regarded as obnoxious or contemptible.
3. A fellow; a guy: "Poor sod, he almost got lucky for once" (Jack Higgins).
tr.v. sod·ded, sod·ding, sods
To damn.
Phrasal Verb:
sod off
Used in the imperative to dismiss someone angrily.

[Short for sodomite.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sodding - without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"; "the unadulterated truth"
unmitigated - not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie"
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[ˈsɒdɪŋ] (Brit)
A. ADJjodido, puñetero
her sodding dogsu jodido perro, su puñetero perro
shut the sodding door!¡cierra la jodida puerta!
it's a sodding disgrace!¡no hay derecho, joder!
sodding hell!¡joder!, ¡me cago en la leche!
B. ADV it's sodding difficultes muy jodido, es puñeteramente complicado
he's sodding crazy!¡está como una puta cabra!
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(Brit inf)
adjverflucht (inf), → Scheiß- (inf); what a sodding nuisanceverdammte Scheiße (inf); what the sodding hell is going on?was zum Teufel geht hier vor? (inf)
advverdammt (inf), → verflucht (inf); I’ll sodding murder you if you do that!verdammt noch mal, ich bring dich um, wenn du das tust! (inf)
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[ˈsɒdɪŋ] (Brit) (fam!)
1. adj that sodding dog!quel cane del cazzo! (fam!)
2. adv don't be so sodding stupid!non fare il coglione! (fam!)
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