whangdoodle

[ hwang-dood-l, wang- ]
/ ˈʰwæŋˌdud l, ˈwæŋ- /

noun Slang.

a fanciful creature of undefined nature.

Nearby words

  1. whammo,
  2. whammy,
  3. whanau,
  4. whang,
  5. whangarei,
  6. whangee,
  7. whap,
  8. whapper,
  9. whapping,
  10. whare

Origin of whangdoodle

1855–60, Americanism; nonsense formation; see whang2, doodle2

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


Word Origin and History for whangdoodle

whangdoodle

n.

1858, fanciful formation.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper