Definition of Sod’s Law noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Sod’s Law

BrE BrE//ˌsɒdz ˈlɔː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɑːdz ˈlɔː//
[uncountable] (British English, humorous)
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the tendency for things to happen in just the way that you do not want, and in a way that is not useful We always play better when we are not being recorded—but that's Sod's Law, isn't it? It was Sod's Law—the only day he could manage was the day I couldn't miss work.