dipsy doodle


dipsy doodle
\\|dipsē|düdəl\ noun also dipsy doo \\-dü\ (-s)
Usage: often attributive
Etymology: origin unknown
1. slang : a bewildering plunge and lag by turns

the dipsy doodle price of rice shows how unsound the country's economy is

2. slang : artfully deceptive or shady manipulation

not theorists, not the advocates of any alien philosophies or political dipsy doo — Joseph W. Martin

3. : a very slow curve on a pitched ball in baseball

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • dipsy-doodle — /dip see doohd l/, n. Slang. 1. a quick dipping, sliding motion of the body, as made by ball carriers in football to evade tacklers. 2. an act, movement, etc., to confuse, evade, or distract the attention of an opponent or competitor. 3. shady… …   Universalium

  • dipsy-doodle — /dip see doohd l/, n. Slang. 1. a quick dipping, sliding motion of the body, as made by ball carriers in football to evade tacklers. 2. an act, movement, etc., to confuse, evade, or distract the attention of an opponent or competitor. 3. shady… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dipsy doo — noun see dipsy doodle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liberty Mountain Resort — Infobox ski area name= Liberty Mountain Resort picture= caption= location= Carroll Valley, Pennsylvania, USA nearest city= Hagerstown, Maryland (23.9 miles) lat degrees=39 lat minutes=45 lat seconds=48.6 lat direction= N long degrees=77 long… …   Wikipedia

  • Bill Haley & His Comets — Bill Haley his Comets 1954 während eines Auftrittes im Fernsehen (am Saxofon Joey D Ambrosio und am Schlagzeug Dick Richards). Bill Haley [ˈheɪliː] (* 6. Juli 1925 in Highland Park, Michigan; † 9. Februar 1981 in Harlingen, Texas; vollständiger… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bill Haley and His Comets — Bill Haley his Comets 1954 während eines Auftrittes im Fernsehen (am Saxofon Joey D Ambrosio und am Schlagzeug Dick Richards). Bill Haley [ˈheɪliː] (* 6. Juli 1925 in Highland Park, Michigan; † 9. Februar 1981 in Harlingen, Texas; vollständiger… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 1937 in music — Events* January 21 Paul Sacher conducts the world premiere of Béla Bartók s Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta in Basel * June 2 The incomplete version of Alban Berg s opera Lulu is premiered in Zürich (it is later completed in a version… …   Wikipedia

  • Rockin' the Oldies — Infobox Album Name = Rockin the Oldies Type = studio album Artist = Bill Haley and His Comets Released = August 12, 1957 Recorded = March 22 April 3, 1957, New York Genre = Rock and Roll Length = Label = Decca Records Producer = Milt Gabler… …   Wikipedia

  • Wise Foods, Inc. — Wise Foods Inc.Wise Foods, Inc. is a private company based in Kennesaw, Georgia, that makes and sells snacks through retail food outlets in 15 eastern seaboard states as well as Vermont, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Washington, D …   Wikipedia

  • Wacky Races — For the video game, see Wacky Races (video game). Wacky Races Wacky Races Title Card Genre Racing Comedy …   Wikipedia