EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

doos

  1. Uncommon spelling of dos; plural of do

Usage notesEdit

Most-often seen in fair doos, more commonly spelled fair dos.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Afrikaans doos, from Dutch doos. Doublet of dose.

NounEdit

doos

  1. (South Africa, vulgar) vagina
  2. (South Africa, vulgar) stupid person
    • 2018, Marius, “Which African Country is most likely to become developed?”, in Alternate History Discussion Board[1]:
      Julius is, to use a South African term, a doos.

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch doos (box, vagina, stupid female), from Middle Dutch dose.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

doos (plural dose, diminutive doostjie)

  1. box
    Synonym: boks
  2. (vulgar) vagina, cunt
  3. (derogatory, slang) idiot, stupid person

DescendantsEdit

  • English: doos

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch dose (since 1361), probably from Latin dosis (prescribed portion of medication), metonymically transferred to the small box in which a dose of medication was given.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

doos f (plural dozen, diminutive doosje n)

  1. box
  2. (vulgar) vagina, cunt, twat
  3. (derogatory, vulgar) stupid female, cunt, twat (objectionable woman)
  4. (informal) prison

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: doos
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: dosi
  • Aukan: dosoe
  • Caribbean Javanese: dhus, dhos
  • Indonesian: dus (box)
  • Malay: dos
  • Papiamentu: doshi, doosje (from the diminutive)
  • Sranan Tongo: dosu
    • Arawak: dosu
    • Caribbean Hindustani: dosu