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Phrase. May 31, 2013, Word of the Day


A shady business. It is an accusation frequently leveled against bijnessmen in India when discussing their ill-gotten wealth. The number doh can be used with anything to denote acqusition by dubious means. Doh number ka maal or doh number ka paisa are other phrases, where the shady number Doh makes an appearance. When discussing the sudden rise in wealth of a neighbor, the person will say in a dramatic manner, with rolled eyes, Sab doh number ka maal hai.


Person 1: Yaar toone dekha Viru ne yeh saal teen nayi gaadiyaan khareed li hai.
Person 2, with a look of disgust on his face: choad yaar, sab doh number ke dhande ka paisa hai.
Added 2013-05-23 by Paanini




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Black money, black market