diddlysquat


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did·dly-squat

also did·dly·squat  (dĭd′lē-skwŏt′)
n. Slang
A small or worthless amount.

[Alteration of diddlyshit (influenced by doodly-squat) : diddly (probably from diddle) + shit.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diddlysquat - a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack"
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
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