dogsbody

noun dogs·body \ ˈdȯgz-ˌbä-dē \

Definition of dogsbody

chiefly British
: drudge 1

Examples of dogsbody in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of dogsbody

British naval slang dogsbody pudding made of peas, junior officer

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