doodley-squat

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doodley-squat (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of diddly-squat (nothing whatsoever).
    • 1973, Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions, Random House, published 2010, →ISBN, pages 12–13:
      Most other countries didn't have doodley-squat. [] Everybody in America was supposed to grab whatever he could and hold onto it. Some Americans were very good at grabbing and holding, were fabulously well-to-do. Others couldn't get their hands on doodley-squat.