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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Afrikaans doos, from Dutch doos, of Germanic origin. Related to douche.

NounEdit

doos

  1. (South Africa, vulgar) vagina
  2. (South Africa, vulgar) stupid person

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

doos (plural dose, diminutive dosie)

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

SynonymsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch dose (since 1361), probably from Latin dosis (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
  3. (vulgar) stupid female.

Derived termsEdit