Definition of Yankee Doodle in English:

Yankee Doodle

noun

  • 1A song popular during the American Revolution. Informally regarded as a national song, it is the official state song of Connecticut.

  • 2British

    another term for Yankee
    • ‘As an Englishman, local PGA pro Richard Livingston hardly qualifies as a Yankee Doodle Dandy.’
    • ‘Call him a Yankee Doodle Dandy and Andrew Wallace will laugh.’
    • ‘Although 100 percent Dutch by lineage, Swimming World's male high school swimmer of the year, Matt Grevers, is a Yankee Doodle Dandy.’

Pronunciation:

Yankee Doodle

/ˌyaNGkē ˈdo͞odl/