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dipsy-doodle

[ dip-see-dood-l ]
/ ˈdɪp siˈdud l /
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noun Slang.
a quick dipping, sliding motion of the body, as made by ball carriers in football to evade tacklers.
an act, movement, etc., to confuse, evade, or distract the attention of an opponent or competitor.
shady dealings; chicanery.
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Origin of dipsy-doodle

First recorded in 1940–45; see origin at dip1, -sy, doodle1
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