upsy–daisy

interjection up·sy–dai·sy \ˈəpsēˌdāzē\
variants: less commonly

up–a–daisy

\-pəˌ-\ or

ups–a–daisy

\-psəˌ-\ or

upsee–daisy

or

upsidaisy

\-sēˌ-\

Definition of upsy–daisy

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

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Origin and Etymology of upsy–daisy

irregular from 1up


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