Doovah

any object (often used jocularly in place of the usual name (alteration of "do for" in such phrases as "that will do for now")

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • doovah — doovah, doover varr. doofer …   Useful english dictionary

  • doovah — Australian Slang any object (often used jocularly in place of the usual name (alteration of do for in such phrases as that will do for now ) …   English dialects glossary

  • doover — /ˈduvə / (say doohvuh) noun Colloquial 1. (often used humorously in place of the usual or precise name) any object. 2. Military a dugout or foxhole. 3. a small rice cake, usually containing vegetables, leftover meat, etc. Also, doovah, doofer. {? …   Australian English dictionary

  • doover — /dooh veuhr/, n. Australian Slang. thingumbob; thingumajig. [1940 45; prob. to be identified with doofer, doofah in same sense, perh. repr. do for, as in that will do for now] * * * doovah, doover varr. doofer …   Useful english dictionary


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