Definition of josser in English:


Line breaks: joss¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɒsə


British informal
A man, typically an old man or one regarded with some contempt: an old josser
More example sentences
  • A few minutes later a friend joined pinky but she didn't divulge the story of the old josser.
  • Not bad for three old jossers wandering along country lanes for a few hours!
  • The success of Giffords ensured that she would never feel like a josser (slang for simpleton) again.


late 19th century (in Australian sense 'a clergyman'): from joss1 + -er1.

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