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  • adjective posh, prestigious,
  • adjective pretentious


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  • “You think yer so big with all yer dictionary learning and la-de-da long sentences!”

    Ethics and Enthusiasm

  • I've always noticed it's the fastidious, la-de-da ones that turn out the rottenest.


  • We just reported the damn thing with as little la-de-da as possible. '

    News Blues

  • To this end, I tend to avoid some of the elements of reviewing that have become tropes of the genre, i.e., plot summary, literary genealogy, random quotes, la-de-da.


  • I ` m saying 23rd birthday, is she likely, given what you know, to just sort of say, la-de-da, I ` m here and I ` m going to make the best of it.

    CNN Transcript Mar 19, 2009

  • We just reported the damn thing with as little la-de-da as possible.

    News Blues

  • It ` s just like, oh, la-de-da, I ` m going on a ride up PCH.

    CNN Transcript Jan 28, 2009

  • Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Allen muse Scarlet Johansson) are two American la-de-da friends of very different temperaments on holiday in Spain when they both fall for the same hot Spanish painter (Javier Bardem).

    Sara Vilkomerson's Guide To This Week's Movies: Ten Best of '08

  • During this time, I'd be walking around, feeling just fine, thank you, la-de-da de-da.

    Karen Salmansohn: Seek Out The Happiness In All Of Life's Crappiness

  • Partly it is an effort to find a responsive human chord in one associated with all that la-de-da kingly English history stuff from school.

    The Capital And The Queen


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