noun Baby Talk.
Like vs. Like-Like: A Look at Reduplication in EnglishYou can like someone, and then you can LIKE-like someone. These two things, though they both involve liking, have different meanings. The first one could mean that you like a person as a friend or you have a crush on that person, depending on the context. However, the second type of like—the LIKE-like—unambiguously implies that you have a crush. What’s happening here when like is …
Why Is Thursday Named For a Comic Book Character?Maybe you've read the comic books or seen some of the Marvel movies that feature a big blond guy named Thor, founding member of the Avengers and brother of Loki. But, Thursday is a bigger tribute to the Norse god of thunder than any movie or comic book upon which it's based. After all, it is “Thor’s day.”
fare, snack, picnic, dessert, feast, refreshment, dinner, tea, table, special, luncheon, lunch, supper, breakfast, brunch, banquet, feed, repast, grub, mess
Origin of din-din
First recorded in 1900–05; by shortening and reduplication
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019