doodah

noun doo·dah \ˈdüˌdȧ\

Definition of doodah

plural

doodahs

British

  1. 1 :  a state of tremulous excitement opening night—all of a doodah — J. B. Priestley

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of doodah

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1915


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