[ doh ]
/ doʊ /
(used to express dismay when one has said or done something stupid or when something has gone wrong.)
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Origin of d'oh
First recorded in 1950–55; later popularized by Homer Simpson, character in the animated TV series The Simpsons, who smacks his forehead while saying d'oh!
Words nearby d'oh
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Example sentences from the Web for d'oh
Rep. Mary Kaptur (D-OH) has chimed in, saying the compromise gets her yes vote.
British Dictionary definitions for d'oh (1 of 3)
/ (dəʊ) /
noun plural dohs
music (in tonic sol-fa) the first degree of any major scale
up to high doh informal, mainly Scot extremely excited or keyed up
Word Origin for doh
C18: from Italian; see gamut
British Dictionary definitions for d'oh (2 of 3)
/ (dəʊ) /
informal an exclamation of annoyance when something goes wrong
British Dictionary definitions for d'oh (3 of 3)
abbreviation for (in Britain)
Department of Health
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