doddle


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doddle

(ˈdɒdəl)
n
informal Brit something easily accomplished
[C20: perhaps from dodder (vb) to totter]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doddle - an easy task
child's play, cinch, duck soup, piece of cake, pushover, breeze, walkover, picnic, snap - any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

doddle

noun (Brit. informal) piece of cake, picnic (informal), child's play (informal), pushover (slang) (informal), no sweat (slang), cinch (slang), cakewalk (informal), money for old rope, bludge (Austral. & N.Z. informal) Running the association should be a doddle.
Translations

doddle

[ˈdɒdl] N it's a doddle (Brit) → es pan comido, está chupado

doddle

[ˈdɒdəl] n
to be a doddle → être simple comme bonjour, être du gâteau

doddle

n (Brit inf) it was a doddlees war ein Kinderspiel

doddle

[ˈdɒdl] n (Brit) (fam) it's a doddleè un gioco da ragazzi
References in classic literature ?
s hands the title-deeds of a freehold estate, which we would call Blinkiter Doddles.
The man, named locally as Brian Swales, died at Doddle Hill Farm, near Hutton Rudby.
Light accurate steering adds nimble feel to drive makes getting around town doddle The baton was eventually passed on to the C4 Picasso which has been doing a sterling job upholding the brand's tradition since 2013 - adding striking, modern design and a light airy cabin to the Xsara Picasso's existing virtues.
His second Modern Essentials range features coats, jumpers and smart separates making autumn styling a doddle for guys.
So surely fleshing out a CV with a scantily clad pic would be a doddle.
The Kent-based company, whose brands also include Airfix, Scalextric and Corgi, said it had struck a deal with parcel delivery company DPD and its offshoot brand Doddle.
WIN an Amazon voucher worth PS300 and enjoy the Christmas sales courtesy of Doddle, the exciting new service for collecting, returning and sending parcels.
Football has been a doddle compared to the last five or six weeks, let me tell you," said the 32-year-old.
The joint venture Doddle has been marked Au24 million investment by the rail company, along with equal co-investor Lloyd Dorfman, the founder of retail foreign exchange business Travelex.
With a host of power-ups and different level modes to master, the variety is perfectly pitched after the first dozen doddle levels and you'll find yourself flinging out six-letter scorchers you didn't even know lived in your brain.
The doddle features a fluttering Rufous Hummingbird hovering over two flowers that make up the double-o in 'Google and when it is clicked and later changes to a hardworking dung-beetle rolling a manure ball around five times its size, the Daily Express reported.
Still, if internal affairs haven't noticed yet that Agnew and Geddes are actually British, getting away with murder should be a doddle.