noun \ˈdgz-ˌbä-dē\

Definition of DOGSBODY

chiefly British
:  drudge 1

Examples of DOGSBODY

  1. <I worked for several years as a gofer and general dogsbody for a London publishing house.>

Origin of DOGSBODY

British naval slang dogsbody pudding made of peas, junior officer
First Known Use: 1922


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