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Meaning of “sod” in the English Dictionary

"sod" in British English

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sodnoun

uk   /sɒd/  us   /sɑːd/
  • sod noun (PERSON)

[C] UK offensive something or someone ​consideredunpleasant or ​difficult: Apparently he's a sod to ​work for. What did you do that for, you ​stupid sod? It was a sod of a ​car to ​repair. [C] UK offensive a ​person: He's ​won again - the ​lucky sod! The ​poorold sod - I don't ​suppose he's got a ​home.
  • sod noun (GRASS)

[S or C] a ​rectangularpiece that has been ​cut from an ​area of ​grass: He ​workedfast, ​cutting and ​slicing the ​turfneatly, ​heaving the sod to one ​side. [S] literary soil or ​ground: She ​sleeps beneath the sod (= she is ​dead and has been ​buried).

sodexclamation

uk   /sɒd/  us   /sɑːd/ (also sod it!) UK offensive
used to ​expressanger: Oh sod it - I've ​left my ​glasses behind!
(Definition of sod from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sod" in American English

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sodnoun [U]

 us   /sɑd/
dirt with ​grassrooted in it: Truckloads of sod were ​needed to make the new ​lawn.
(Definition of sod from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sod”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 讨厌的事物(或人), 难办的事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 討厭的事物(或人), 難辦的事…
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