roscoe

noun

ros·​coe ˈrä-(ˌ)skō How to pronounce roscoe (audio)
slang

Word History

Etymology

probably from the name Roscoe

First Known Use

circa 1914, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roscoe was circa 1914

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“Roscoe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roscoe. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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