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dogsbody
American English: /ˈdɔɡzˌbɑdi/
British English: /ˈdɒɡzbɒdi/

noun plural -bodies

  • (especially British English) [colloquial]I'm just the general dogsbody around here
    yo aquí no soy más que el botones
    I'm fed up with being his dogsbody
    estoy harta de ser su sirvienta
    Example sentences
    • Barry, are you the office dogsbody who ends up doing the rubbish jobs the other hacks can't be bothered with?
    • His only employment for the whole of his life was as a menial dogsbody in various Catholic Hospitals.
    • I worked for nothing, was the office dogsbody, but I learned a lot, explained Rory.

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