DOA (acronym) Type: noun, slang, acronym Pronunciation: /d-o-a/ Also spelled: D.O.A. Related: Auto-tune What does DOA mean? 1. Dead on Arrival. 2. Dead or Alive. 3. Death of Autotune. Coined by: Jay-Z Example sentence: “They reported him DOA at the scene.” DOA in songs: “We was all born to die, nigga, DOA” – Kanye West, […]