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doss about

To waste time; to shirk one's work or responsibility by doing something unproductive. Primarily heard in UK. There's no way we'll get this project finished on time if everyone keeps dossing about like this! I should have been working on my paper all weekend long, but instead, I just dossed about playing videogames.
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doss around

To waste time; to shirk one's work or responsibility by doing something unproductive. Primarily heard in UK. There's no way we'll get this project finished on time if everyone keeps dossing about like this! I should have been working on my paper all weekend long, but instead, I just dossed about playing videogames.
See also: around, doss

doss down

slang To lie down and sleep. I was so tired that I just dossed down in the middle of the living room.
See also: doss, down

doss down for (some period of time)

slang To lie down and sleep. I was so tired that I just dossed down for an hour in the middle of the living room.
See also: doss, down, of, period
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

doss down (for some time)

Sl. to lie down to sleep for a period of time. Chuck dossed down for a few hours before the evening performance. It's midnight: time to doss down.
See also: doss, down
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

doss down (for some time)

in. to lie down to sleep for a period of time. Chuck dossed down for a few hours before the evening performance.
See also: doss, down, time

doss down

verb
See also: doss, down
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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