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Yankee Doodle Line breaks: Yan¦kee Doodle
Pronunciation: /jaŋkiˈduːdl/

Definition of Yankee Doodle in English:


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).
Example sentences
  • 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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