la-di-da

adjective
\ˌlä-dē-ˈdä \
variants: or less commonly la-de-da or or lah-dee-dah or lah-di-dah

Definition of la-di-da 

: affectedly refined in manners or tastes : pretentious, elegant

First Known Use of la-di-da

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for la-di-da

perhaps alteration of lardy-dardy foppish

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The first known use of la-di-da was in 1889

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la-di-da

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of la-di-da

: acting or talking in a false and annoying way that is thought to be typical of rich and important people

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