AskDefine | Define doh

Dictionary Definition

doh n : the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization [syn: do, ut]

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English

Etymology 1

Popularized by the character Homer Simpson in the TV show the Simpsons. The OED has references from the BBC as far back as 1945, however.

Pronunciation

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  • a US /doʊ/|/doʊʔ/
  • a UK /dəʊ/|/dəʊʔ/

Alternative spellings

Interjection

  1. Expresses surprise and consternation at a stupid mistake made by oneself, or another person.
Translations
expression of surprise
  • Dutch: o nee

Etymology 2

An anglicised spelling of do.

Pronunciation

  • a US /doʊ/
  • a UK /dəʊ/

Noun

  1. An anglicised spelling of do. A syllable used in solfège to represent the first and eighth tonic of a major scale.
Synonyms
Related terms
Translations
expression of frustration
  • Dutch: do

Hungarian

Etymology

From a language, compare duh.

Noun

  1. musty smell

Old High German

Etymology

From , whence also Old English þēah, Old Norse þó.

Conjunction

  1. though

Extensive Definition

Doh or DOH may refer to:

See also

doh in Esperanto: DOH
doh in Italian: DOH
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