dipsy doodle

noun, often attributive
dip·​sy doo·​dle | \ ¦dipsē¦düdᵊl \
variants: or less commonly dipsy doo \ -​dü \
plural -s

Definition of dipsy doodle

1 slang : a bewildering plunge and lag by turns the dipsy doodle price of rice shows how unsound the country's economy is
2 slang : artfully deceptive or shady manipulation not theorists, not the advocates of any alien philosophies or political dipsy doo— Joseph W. Martin
3 : a very slow curve on a pitched ball in baseball

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“Dipsy doodle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dipsy%20doodle. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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