Definition of upsy-daisy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈəpsē ˌdāzē/
(also ups-a-daisy, upsa-daisy /ˈəpsə ˈdāzē/)


Used to express encouragement to a child who has fallen or is being lifted.


Mid 19th century: alteration of earlier up-a-daisy; compare with lackadaisical.

Words that rhyme with upsy-daisy

Bel Paese, Buthelezi, crazy, daisy, Farnese, glazy, hazy, lazy, Maisie, mazy, oops-a-daisy, Piranesi, Veronese

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Syllabification: up·sy-dai·sy

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