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Yankee–Doodle

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noun Yan·kee–Doo·dle \ˌyaŋ-kē-ˈdü-dəl\

Definition of Yankee–Doodle

  1. :  yankee



Origin of yankee–doodle

Yankee Doodle, popular song during the American Revolution


First Known Use: 1767

Rhymes with yankee–doodle


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