upsy-daisy

interjection
up·​sy-dai·​sy | \ ˈəpsēˌdāzē\
variants: or less commonly up-a-daisy \ -​pəˌ-​ \ or ups-a-daisy \ -​psəˌ-​ \ or upsee-daisy or upsidaisy \ -​sēˌ-​ \

Definition of upsy-daisy

 (Entry 1 of 4)

used to express reassurance typically to a small child when it is being lifted

upsy-down

up·​sy-down | \ ˈəpsēˈdau̇n\

Definition of upsy-down (Entry 2 of 4)

archaic variant of

upsy Dutch

adverb (1)

Definition of upsy Dutch (Entry 3 of 4)

obsolete

upsy freeze

adverb

Definition of upsy freeze (Entry 4 of 4)

obsolete
: to an excessive degree (as in drinking) : heavily

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History and Etymology for upsy-daisy

Interjection

irregular from up entry 1

Adverb

Dutch op zijn Fries, literally, in the Frisian manner

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