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doddle

[ dod-l ]

noun

, Chiefly British Informal.
  1. something easily done, fixed, etc.:

    He was really worried about my finishing the fence repairs on my own, but it was a doddle.



doddle

/ ˈdɒdəl /

noun

  1. informal.
    something easily accomplished


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Word History and Origins

Origin of doddle1

First recorded in 1935–40; of uncertain origin, perhaps from toddle ( def )

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Word History and Origins

Origin of doddle1

C20: perhaps from dodder (vb) to totter

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Example Sentences

Bumble’s simple valuation is just that to calculate, a doddle.

Morning talk shows should be a doddle for a President: softball questions easily answered with a platitude or three.

He could'nt hardly contrive to doddle home, and when he did he looked so tedious bad dat his wife sent for de doctor dirackly.

During a whole week the master tried by every means to get Doddle to learn something; but Doddle could learn nothing.

The master seemed perplexed, for Doddle was gazing at him with a look of mild self-satisfaction.

The master looked over his spectacles again at Doddle with an expression of unutterable amazement.

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