daffadowndilly

or daf·fo·down·dil·ly

[ daf-uh-doun-dil-ee ]
/ ˌdæf əˌdaʊnˈdɪl i /

noun, plural daf·fa·down·dil·lies.Chiefly British Dialect.

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Origin of daffadowndilly

First recorded in 1565–75; by alteration

Words nearby daffadowndilly

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  • Still, you look quite entertaining when you are cross: 'Diaphenia like the daffadowndilly,' you know.

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