lah-de-dah

variants: or lah-dee-dah or lah-di-dah

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informal
: affectedly or pretentiously elegant or refined in manners or tastes … they soon became civilized. Two years later Fabyan saw them in Westminster Palace, dressed like la-di-da English courtiers.— Samuel Eliot Morison Iris was a freshman at Climping Academy, the Santa Teresa private school located in Horton Ravine, which was so la-di-da, it totally freaked her out.— Sue Grafton

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“Lah-de-dah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lah-de-dah. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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