|Origin:||Middle Low German sode|
1 [countable] British English informal not polite
a very offensive word for someone, especially a man, who you think is stupid or annoying:
• Get up, you lazy sod!
2 British English informal not polite
to be very difficult to do or deal with:
• That door's a sod to open.
3 [countable usually singular] British English informal not polite
used to refer to a person:
• The poor sod 's wife left him.
• You lucky sod!
4 British English spoken not polite
to not care at all about something:
• I don't give a sod who it is!
5 [uncountable and countable]TASDLG
a piece of earth or the layer of earth with grass and roots growing in it