Definition of cotch in English:


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Pronunciation: /kɒtʃ
(also kotch)


[no object] British informal
1Spend time relaxing: I’m still up—just been cotching on the sofa since I got in
More example sentences
  • We were going to go to the beach but it was pouring down so we cotched at mine and played the wii.
  • Just kotched all day - I need to go out.
  • Kotching with my sister Barbara before we go to a party.
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.

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