doo·​dah | \ ˈdüˌdȧ \
plural doodahs

Definition of doodah

1 : a state of tremulous excitement opening night—all of a doodah— J. B. Priestley
2 : a small, useful device : gadget, doodad These charming little doodahs are a surprisingly efficient and very stylish way to amplify your MP3 player.Wales on Sunday, 21 Nov. 2010

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First Known Use of doodah

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for doodah

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“Doodah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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