doodly-squat

[ dood-lee-skwot ]
/ ˈdud liˌskwɒt /

noun Slang.

a minimum amount or degree; the least bit (usually used in the negative): This coin collection isn't worth doodly-squat in today's market.

Nearby words

  1. doodah,
  2. doodle,
  3. doodle-bug,
  4. doodlebug,
  5. doodlesack,
  6. doofus,
  7. doohan,
  8. doohickey,
  9. dook,
  10. dooket


Origin of doodly-squat

probably euphemistic variant of doodly-shit, diddlyshit; see doodle1, diddle2, -y2

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