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Diddley

[did-lee] /ˈdɪd li/
noun
1.
Bo
[boh] /boʊ/ (Show IPA),
(Elias McDaniel) 1928–2008, U.S. rock-'n'-roll singer, guitarist, and composer.
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  • The song bo Diddley was based on the lullaby hush little baby.
Slang definitions & phrases for Diddley

diddly

adjective

Trivial; insignificant: Tennis was a diddly sport back then/ If you had a choice between IBM or a diddly-squirt upstart

noun

Nothing at all; very little; zilch: Rock critics don't mean diddley/ I don't know a diddly damn about theater/ And Hannibal, he didn't do diddly-squat/ They take this very seriously. It isn't just ''diddley-eye'' to them (1960s+)

Related Terms

not give a damn, not know beans


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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