do-re-mi

do-re-mi

[doh-rey-mee]
noun Slang.

Origin:
1920–25; pun on dough (money); see do2, re1, mi

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do-re-mi
 
n
slang (US) money
 
[C20: pun on dough (sense 3)]

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do-re-mi definition

[ˈdoˈreˈmi]
and do-re-me
  1. n.
    money. (From dough.) : It takes too much do-re-mi to live in this part of town.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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