Yan·​kee-Doo·​dle ˌyaŋ-kē-ˈdü-dᵊl How to pronounce Yankee-Doodle (audio)
: yankee

Word History


Yankee Doodle, popular song during the American Revolution

First Known Use

1767, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Yankee-Doodle was in 1767

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“Yankee-Doodle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yankee-Doodle. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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