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diddly–squat

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noun did·dly–squat \-ˌskwät\

Simple Definition of diddly–squat

  • : the least amount : anything at all

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of diddly–squat

slang

  1. :  the least amount :  anything at all <didn't know diddly–squat about sports — Samuel Toperoff>

Origin of diddly–squat

probably alteration of doodly-squat


First Known Use: 1963


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