verb[no object] British informal
1.1Stay or sleep somewhere on a temporary basis: looks like I’m cotching on the streets tonight
More example sentences
- I had a toothbrush back when we cotched at Nan's.
- Now he says he is suffering tremendously, without any means of supporting himself, and cotching at the home of a friend.
- I don't know where I goin' to cotch in Miami.
late 19th century (in Jamaican English, in sense 'rest, lean on something for support'): apparently a variant of scotch1.
Definition of cotch in:
- The US English dictionary