be dollars to doughnuts that (something happens)(redirected from be dollars to donuts that)
be dollars to doughnuts that (something happens)
To be assured or certain to happen. (The idea is that one is so confident in a particular outcome that they would bet money against something less valuable). It's dollars to donuts that Kevin will be late tonight—he's never on time.
be dollars to doughnuts thatbe a certainty that. North American informal
1936 James Curtis The Gilt Kid If he were seen it was dollars to doughnuts that he would be arrested.