English [ edit ]
Pronunciation [ edit ]
diddy ( plural ) diddies
( slang ) A woman's breast.
2005, Sabrina Jeffries, One Night with a Prince, , page 197: ISBN 1416510273
Then again, a woman with diddies like that is any man's type.
2011, Alison Gangel, The Sun Hasn't Fallen From the Sky, , page 58: ISBN 1408814404
Your teacher's got massive diddies, in't she?
2015, Martha Long, Run, Lily, Run, , page 155: ISBN 1848272103
They always have a big belly or a new babby hidden inside the shawl suckin on her diddy.
( Britain , slang ) A gypsy.
1943, Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society, page 82:
Real Gypsies despise them and call them ' diddikais — dirty diddies,' and half the sins laid at their door have been committed by these diddikais.
2011, Mary Ellen Dennis, The Greatest Love on Earth, , page 90: ISBN 1402249837
Last month a diddy told my fortune.
2012, Curtis Evans, Masters of the "Humdrum" Mystery, : ISBN 0786490896
To the typical genre reader a diddy would be, to borrow a term from John Dickson Carr, below suspicion.
Adjective [ edit ]
diddy ( comparative , diddier superlative ) diddiest
( Britain , informal ) very small, tiny
2009, Caitlin Davies, Friends Like Us, : ISBN 1847399541
I read on the plane all the way to California as well, I read through the meal and through the film, and when people put those diddy little eyeshades on and the cabin lights were dimmed I read then too.
2011, Amanda Egan, Diary of a Mummy Misfit, , page 302: ISBN 1470904187
He almost set me off though when he held up a diddy little jacket and commented, "It's a shame we only ever had Maxie, hey?"
2013, Angela Woolfe, The Surprising Life of Charlie Glass (size 18 and a Bit), , page 380: ISBN 0099564696
There's a pear orchard, and a knot garden, and a diddy little lake that's just big enough to swim in . . . hey, if the weather stays like this, we can have a dip tomorrow.
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