Definition of doddle in English:


Line breaks: dod¦dle
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒd(ə)l


[in singular] British informal
  • A very easy task: this printer’s a doddle to set up and use
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    • The public performance part of my job - the workshops and training - is hence a doddle.
    • It is a peerless town car, being so quick and nimble, and it's a breeze to park and a doddle to drive in heavy traffic.
    • They're easy to use, make cross-platform file swapping a doddle, and they're incredibly convenient.


1930s: perhaps from dialect doddle 'toddle', of unknown origin.

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