Definitions

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  • adjective UK, pejorative Of or from the upper class of society.
  • interjection US not a care in the world (used in a sing-song voice, for childhood rhymes)
  • interjection US Frequently heard in New Orleans, uttered by revelers in resorts of drink and music (used in a mildly pejorative sense, dismissing, for example, a man dressed in yellow bicycling Spandex with a silly walk, as Well, lah-di-dah. Also a term interjected when politicians waffle. Hmm. Sounds pretty lah-di-dah to me!)

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Examples

  • We were supposed to have another bake sale for the CAFP today, to help reimburse the group of members who got to go to the annual lah-di-dah gala on February 2.

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  • We were supposed to have another bake sale for the CAFP today, to help reimburse the group of members who got to go to the annual lah-di-dah gala on February 2.

    Oooh-y, Goo-ey!

  • And those pictures you were going to post from your lah-di-dah "US Tour"?

    oublieux - French Word-A-Day

  • And those pictures you were going to post from your lah-di-dah "US Tour"?

    French Word-A-Day:

  • And those pictures you were going to post from your lah-di-dah "US Tour"?

    French Word-A-Day:

  • The second story was all abt Hattie Hatpin deliberately losing her lah-di-dah toff cutglass accent so she could fit in with her fellow comrades in the Liebour party.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • Well lah-di-dah, we actually don't think you are worth " a pitcher of warm spit" as John Wayne once said dave s

    SNEERING COMEDIANS....

  • Nonbinding this and that, deadline lah-di-dah, Bush/Cheney are going to ignore the mandate of the midterm elections and every pressure from Congress on Iraq, because Bush/Cheney know their opponents 'bark has no bite.

    Laura Flanders: No Special Rights

  • And those pictures you were going to post from your lah-di-dah "US Tour"?

    French Word-A-Day:

  • And those pictures you were going to post from your lah-di-dah "US Tour"?

    oublieux - French Word-A-Day

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