d'oh

or doh

[ doh ]
/ doʊ /

interjection

(used to express dismay when one has said or done something stupid or when something has gone wrong.)

QUIZZES

IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?

Cactus aficionados, don't get left in the dust with this quiz on desert plants. Find out if you have the knowledge to survive this prickly foray into the desert!
Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?
Compare duh.

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!
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for d'oh

British Dictionary definitions for d'oh (1 of 3)

doh1
/ (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)

doh2
/ (dəʊ) /

interjection

informal an exclamation of annoyance when something goes wrong

British Dictionary definitions for d'oh (3 of 3)

DoH

abbreviation for (in Britain)

Department of Health
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012