dood·​ley-squat ˈdü-dᵊl-ē-ˌskwät How to pronounce doodley-squat (audio)
variants or doodly-squat

Word History


doodley (perhaps alteration of do one's do to defecate) + squat

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of doodley-squat was in 1934

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Cite this Entry

“Doodley-squat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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