Meaning of la-di-da


Pronunciation: (lä'dē-dä'), [key]
— Informal. Informal.
  1. (used as an expression of derision directed at affected gentility or pretentious refinement.)
  1. affected; pretentious; foppish: a la-di-da manner.
  1. an affected or pretentious person.
  2. behavior or speech characterized by affected or exaggerated gentility.
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