in deep doo-doo
phrasal in trouble

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in deep doo-doo — mod. in real trouble. (Doo doo = dung.) □ See what you’ve done. Now you are in deep doo doo. □ I broke the window. Now I’m in deep doo doo …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • in deep doo-doo — In serious trouble • • • Main Entry: ↑doo doo * * * in deep doo doo informal phrase in serious trouble Thesaurus: in a difficult situationsynonym Main entry: doo doo …   Useful english dictionary

  • in deep doo-doo — [B] in serious difficulties, in deep shit, in deep trouble    He s a member of parliament and has been caught twice for tax fraud. Now he s in deep doo doo …   English idioms

  • in deep doo-doo — pp In trouble. He crashed into the principal s car; he s in deepdoo doo now. 1970s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • in deep doo-doo — informal in serious trouble …   English dictionary

  • doo-doo — [ du,du ] noun count or uncount INFORMAL solid waste from the body. This word is mainly used by and to children. in deep doo doo INFORMAL in serious trouble …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • doo-doo — [do͞o′do͞o΄] n. 1. Informal feces; excrement: originally a child s term 2. Slang trouble: usually in the phrase in deep doo doo: Also written doodoo …   English World dictionary

  • doo-doo — excrement, shit, doggy doo, in deep doo doo, poop    My shoe really stinks. I must have stepped in some doo doo! …   English idioms

  • doo-doo — UK [ˈduːduː] / US [ˈduˌdu] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms doo doo : singular doo doo plural doo doos informal solid waste from the body. This word is used mainly by children or when speaking to children. • in deep doo doo …   English dictionary

  • doo-doo — noun a) Excrement. Profit margins are down and were all in deep doo doo. b) Difficulty; trouble …   Wiktionary

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