Cot case

(jocular) someone who is exhausted, drunk, or in some way incapacitated, and fit only for bed

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • cot case — noun 1. A person who is drunk and incapable (esp Aust) 2. A person who is too ill to get out of bed (chiefly NZ) • • • Main Entry: ↑cot …   Useful english dictionary

  • cot-case — n an invalid or someone who has been mentally and/or physically incapacitated. A usually heartless and often derogatory expression, used in Britain and Australia typically by health care personnel or rel atives. The similar term stretcher case… …   Contemporary slang

  • cot case — Australian Slang (jocular) someone who is exhausted, drunk, or in some way incapacitated, and fit only for bed …   English dialects glossary

  • cot case — /ˈkɒt keɪs / (say kot kays) noun Colloquial (humorous) someone who is exhausted, drunk, or in some way incapacitated, and fit only for bed …   Australian English dictionary

  • cot — 1. n. 1 Brit. a small bed with high sides, esp. for a baby or very young child. 2 a hospital bed. 3 US a small folding bed. 4 Ind. a light bedstead. 5 Naut. a kind of swinging bed hung from deck beams, formerly used by officers. Phrases and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • basket case — n a helpless invalid, a person who is men tally and/or physically incapacitated. Originally an Americanism, this expres sion (a variant of cot case) has become widespread in recent years. It is now often used in journalists jargon to refer to an… …   Contemporary slang

  • carry-cot — portable carrying case …   English contemporary dictionary

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