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la-di-da

la–di–da

adjective \ˌlä-dē-ˈdä\

: acting or talking in a false and annoying way that is thought to be typical of rich and important people

Full Definition of LA-DI-DA

:  affectedly refined in manners or tastes :  pretentious, elegant

Variants of LA-DI-DA

la–di–da also la–de–da or lah–de–dah or lah–dee–dah or lah–di–dah \ˌlä-dē-ˈdä\

Origin of LA-DI-DA

perhaps alteration of lardy-dardy foppish
First Known Use: 1889

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