daffadilly

noun

daf·​fa·​dil·​ly
¦dafə¦dilē,
-li
variants or daffadowndilly
¦⸗⸗ˌdau̇n¦dil-
or daffodilly
¦⸗⸗¦dil-
or daffodowndilly
¦⸗⸗ˌdau̇n¦dil-
plural -es
chiefly dialectal

Word History

Etymology

daffadilly, daffodilly alteration (influenced by lily) of daffodil; daffadowndilly, daffodowndilly alteration of daffadilly, daffodilly

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“Daffadilly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/daffadilly. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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