do-re-mi

[ doh-rey-mee ]
/ ˈdoʊˈreɪˈmi /

noun Slang.


Nearby words

  1. do-little,
  2. do-nothing,
  3. do-nothingism,
  4. do-or-die,
  5. do-rag,
  6. do-si-do,
  7. do.,
  8. doa,
  9. doab,
  10. doable

Origin of do-re-mi

1920–25; pun on dough (money); see do2, re1, mi

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British Dictionary definitions for do-re-mi

do-re-mi

noun

US slang money

Word Origin for do-re-mi

C20: pun on dough (sense 3)

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