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doddle Syllabification: dod·dle
Pronunciation: /ˈdädl/

Definition of doddle in English:


[in singular] British informal
A very easy task: this printer is a doddle to set up and use
More example sentences
  • The public performance part of my job - the workshops and training - is hence a doddle.
  • It is a peerless town car, being so quick and nimble, and it's a breeze to park and a doddle to drive in heavy traffic.
  • They're easy to use, make cross-platform file swapping a doddle, and they're incredibly convenient.


1930s: perhaps from dialect doddle 'toddle', of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with doddle

coddle, model, noddle, swaddle, toddle, twaddle, waddle
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