Definition of gobdaw in English:

gobdaw

Line breaks: gob¦daw
Pronunciation: /ˈgɒbdɔː/

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noun

informal , chiefly Irish
  • A foolish or pretentious person.

Origin

1960s: of unknown origin; compare with Irish gabhdán 'gullible person'.

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