Meaning of Jimmy Woodser in English:

Jimmy Woodser

Pronunciation /ˈwʊdzə/


informal Australian, New Zealand
  • A person who drinks alone or a drink taken on one's own.

    • ‘I thought he wanted one and wouldn't like to be a Jimmy Woodser.’


Late 19th century from a line in the poem Jimmy Wood (1892) by Barcroft Boake: ‘Who drinks alone, drinks toast to Jimmy Wood, sir’.