diddly-squat | diddly

American English

Meaning: anything

For example:

  • We don't care diddly-squat about what other people think. We do things our own way here.

  • The woman doesn't know diddly about economics or foreign affairs, but they still chose her to run for vice-president!

Variety: This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

Most people in England don't know diddly-squat about

a. cricket

b. soccer

c. American football

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Contributor: Matt Errey