Definition of Yankee Doodle in English:

Yankee Doodle

Line breaks: Yan¦kee Doodle
Pronunciation: /jaŋkiˈduːdl


  • 1 (also Yankee Doodle Dandy) A song popular during the War of American Independence, now regarded as a national song.
  • 2 another term for Yankee ( sense 1), Yankee ( sense 2).
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    • As an Englishman, local PGA pro Richard Livingston hardly qualifies as a Yankee Doodle Dandy.
    • Call him a Yankee Doodle Dandy and Andrew Wallace will laugh.
    • Although 100 percent Dutch by lineage, Swimming World's male high school swimmer of the year, Matt Grevers, is a Yankee Doodle Dandy.

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