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Tweedledum and Tweedledee

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noun Twee·dle·dum and Twee·dle·dee \ˌtwē-dəl-ˈdəm-ən(d)-ˌtwē-dəl-ˈdē\

Definition of Tweedledum and Tweedledee

  1. :  two individuals or groups that are practically indistinguishable



Origin of tweedledum and tweedledee

English tweedle to chirp + dum (imitative of a low musical note) & dee (imitative of a high musical note)


First Known Use: 1725


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