fuddle-duddle

[ fuhd-l-duhd-l ]
/ ˈfʌd lˈdʌd l /

verb (used without object), fud·dle-dud·dled, fud·dle-dud·dling. Canadian.

to depart; be off.

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Origin of fuddle-duddle

apparently extension of fuddle, after fuddy-duddy, though sense is unaccounted for

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