d'oh

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See also: doh and -doh
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Etymology[edit]

Imitative. Popularised by the cartoon character Homer Simpson in The Simpsons. Voice actor Dan Castellaneta has said that he modelled his version on the drawn-out "do-o-o-o" sound made by Jimmy Finlayson in the films of Laurel and Hardy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /doʊ/, /doʊʔ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /dəʊ/, /dəʊʔ/
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  • Homophones: doe, doh, dough, do (music)

Interjection[edit]

d'oh

  1. Expresses frustration or anger, especially at one’s own stupidity.
    - I just paid for our food.
    - You didn't have to. It's free.
    - D'oh!

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