abba-dabba

[ab-uh-dab-uh]

noun Slang.

a person or thing of little importance.

Nearby words

  1. abattoir,
  2. abaxial,
  3. abaya,
  4. abb,
  5. abba,
  6. abbacy,
  7. abbado,
  8. abbado, claudio,
  9. abbai,
  10. abbas

Origin of abba-dabba

perhaps taken from the nonsensical refrain of a popular song “Aba Daba Honeymoon” (1904)

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