lah-di-dah


lah-di-dah

interjection, adjective, noun

  1. la-di-da.

interjection

  1. (used as an expression of derision directed at affected gentility or pretentious refinement.)

adjective

  1. affected; pretentious; foppish: a la-di-da manner.

noun

  1. an affected or pretentious person.
  2. behavior or speech characterized by affected or exaggerated gentility.

adjective, noun

  1. informal a variant spelling of la-di-da

adjective

  1. informal affecting exaggeratedly genteel manners or speech

noun

  1. a la-di-da person

mocking of affected gentility, 1874, in derisive imitation of “swell” way of talking.

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