Complete Definition of "sod"

see|sød
English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-sod.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Éd|-Éd

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. uncountable That stratum of the surface of the soil which is filled with the roots of grass, or any portion of that surface; turf; sward.
  2. (slang, formerly considered vulgar) A person (mildly pejorative, often qualified with an adjective).

#: You mean old sod!

  1. (slang, formerly considered vulgar) Poor sod; unlucky sod (expressions of sympathy).
  2. Short for sodomite.
  3. context|AU|colloquial A damper (the food) which has failed to rise when cooked (remaining a flat lump).

#: 1954: And Mart the cook the shovel took <br>And swung the damper to and fro. <br>'Another sod, so help me God, <br>That's fourteen in a flamin' row. <br>&mdash; Tom Ronan, Vision Splendid, 1954, quoted in Tom Burton, Words in Your Ear, Wakefield Press, 1999, ISBN 1-86254-475-1, page 120

Interjection
en-interjection

  1. (slang or vulgar) Damn! Curses!

Verb
to sod

  1. context|transitive|slang|vulgar Damn, curse, confound.
#: Sod him!, Sod it!, Sod that bastard!

Related terms
sodding
sod off
Sod's law|Sodâs law

Category:Vulgarities


Breton

Noun
sod m

  1. imbecile

Category:Breton nouns


Slovene

Etymology
Common Slavic sud

Noun
sod m

  1. barrel

Category:Slovene nouns

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