diddly


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did·dly

 (dĭd′lē)
n. Slang
A small or worthless amount: His advice wasn't worth diddly to me.

[Short for diddlyshit; see diddly-squat.]

did•dly

(ˈdɪd li)

n.
Slang. the least amount: not worth diddly.
[1960–65, Amer.; probably euphemistic shortening of diddlyshit]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diddly - 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

diddly

noun
Slang. The least bit:
Informal: damn, rap.
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