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).
- 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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