Definition of upsy-daisy in US English:

upsy-daisy

(also ups-a-daisy)

exclamation

  • Used to express encouragement to a child who has fallen or is being lifted.

Origin

Early 18th century (as up-a-daisy): from up and second element related to lackadaisical and lackaday.

Pronunciation

upsy-daisy

/ˈəpsiˌdeɪzi//ˈəpsēˌdāzē/