Definition of dogsbody noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdɒɡzbɒdi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːɡzbɑːdi//
(pl. dogsbodies) (British English, informal)
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a person who does all the boring jobs that nobody else wants to do, and who is treated as being less important than other people I got myself a job as a typist and general dogsbody on a small magazine.