- (used to express dismay when one has said or done something stupid or when something has gone wrong.)Compare duh.
Origin of d'oh
1950–55; later popularized by Homer Simpson, character in the animated TV series The Simpsons, who smacks his forehead while saying d'oh!
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Examples from the Web for doh
But these must be proven under a signed and sworn statement and judged reasonable by the DOH.No More Paper Prescriptions: Docs Fight Fraud by Going Electronic
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"Doh' make no botheration 'bout me, Miss Fa'gut," it said, politely.The Monster and Other Stories
The major third from doh to me seemed easier than that from fah to lah, and so on.
Then make eight large dots on the blackboard, and against the first and eighth of these write doh and doh'.
To perform the first exercise the child strikes with a small hammer the first note of the series already arranged (doh).Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook
- music (in tonic sol-fa) the first degree of any major scale
- up to high doh informal, mainly Scot extremely excited or keyed up
C18: from Italian; see gamut
- informal an exclamation of annoyance when something goes wrong
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