Sod's Law

noun
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of Sod's Law

British
used to refer to the humorous statement that if it is possible for something to go wrong then it will go wrong

Word by Word Definitions

sod play
  1. : turf

  2. : one's native land

  1. : to cover with sod or turfs

  1. : bugger

  1. : damn

law play
  1. : a binding custom or practice of a community : a rule of conduct or action prescribed (see prescribe 1a) or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority

  2. : the whole body of such customs, practices, or rules

  3. : common law

  1. : litigate

  2. : to sue or prosecute at law


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