doodah

noun

doo·​dah
ˈdüˌdȧ
plural doodahs
British
1
: a state of tremulous excitement
opening night—all of a doodahJ. 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

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of doodah was in 1915

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“Doodah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doodah. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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