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do-re-mi

[doh-rey-mee] /ˈdoʊˈreɪˈmi/
noun, Slang.
1.
Origin
1920-1925
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
1.
(US, slang) money
Word Origin
C20: pun on dough (sense 3)
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Slang definitions & phrases for do re mi

do-re-mi

noun

Money: Get the rubber band off the do-re-mi

[1920s+; fr the first three sol-fa notes, with a pun on dough, ''money'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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