Definition of doodad in English:


Line breaks: doo¦dad
Pronunciation: /ˈduːdad


North American term for doodah.
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  • I have one of those insurance thingy doodads so that if one of my kitchen appliances throws a dicky-fit then someone comes out and fixes it.
  • Consider how many little doodads dangle from the cellphone of a stereotypical schoolgirl.
  • I love the conflicting ‘expert’ opinions on what the doodad actually is.


early 20th century: of unknown origin.

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