someone acting like a fool or silly and childish or saying something foolish or silly and childish immature. can be used harshly or in a soft humorous endearisg way also someone who looks odd or extremely strange.
origan Australian colloquialism
harsh form ....george was drunk the other day and was acting like a real tosspot
soft form......as if about a child. He was running around with a bucket on their head looking like a tosspot
you fucking tosspot, look what you've gone and done!
Originally a word for someone who is a drunkard, over-fond of ale, of tossing the pot of ale back.
Earliest example of this known is in 16th century Elizabethan English,
Shakespeare's play "Twelfth Night", has the word in the closing part of the play, in Feste's song.
Nice to see it's still used, even if the meaning could be slightly different.
"But when I came unto my beds,
With hey, ho, the wind and the rain,
With toss-pots still had drunken heads,
For the rain it raineth every day."
That Kevin is an effin tosspot, pissed out of his head again.
British slur. To be a tosser
or a wanker
Literally, means a pot filled with seminal fluid from masturbation.
you toss pot!
Hey that blokes a total tosspot
complete arsehole. someone who really deserves to die slowly and painfully
Mr Newman, crappy drama teacher at WBGS. what a complete tosspot
An old English double-noun which, because of the use of the word, toss
and its own synonymous resonance with masturbation
, does not mean "a wanker
A toss-pot is a drunkard, a toper
; a would-be alcoholic still managing to function in society.
Oh, for fuck's sake, you haven't left the cellar key with that old toss-pot?
You really are a silly old toss-pot, aren't you? I was, I guess, somewhat taken aback when you threw up all over the Bulgarian Ambassador, but I do so love you very much, Poppet. x
With reference to "Bastard" this word is used as an insult. with the meaning of the pot that is used when donaters of sperm use to capture the "donation" hence the off spring being a bastard as they are not informed of who the donater is.
"Frost ya Bloody Tosspot"