Share this entry
doo-doo Line breaks: doo-doo
Pronunciation: /ˈduːduː/

Definition of doo-doo in English:


[mass noun] informal
Excrement: they should fine people if they are not carrying a bag for their dog’s doo-doo figurative the company really is in deep doo-doo
More example sentences
  • Had it not been for the batting contributions of the duo in the first innings England would have been in the doo-doo and likely staring at a 2-0 deficit in the series.
  • I'd have really landed in the doo-doo if you hadn't called.
  • Piggy doo-doo emits a distinctive scent.


1950s (originally a child's word): reduplicated respelling of do1 (sense 3 of the noun).

Definition of doo-doo in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources