Definition of daddle in US English:

daddle

noun

Regional
cant, archaic
  • The hand or fist. Frequently in "tip us your daddle": ‘give me your hand’.

verb

Regional
informal
  • no object To pass or spend time idly or frivolously; to move slowly, to dawdle.

verb

rare
  • with object To cheat, trick, swindle.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in New Flash Song-book. Origin unknown; compare -le<br>late 17th century. From a first element of uncertain origin, apparently expressing unsteady motion + -le<br>late 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894), writer. Apparently a variant or alteration of diddle.

Pronunciation

daddle

/ˈdadl/