la-di-da

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la-di-da

1. adjective Pretentiously snobbish or elitist. I'd rather not go to some la-di-da restaurant and get overpriced rabbit food. Let's just get pizza.
2. interjection A sarcastic and derisive phrase meant to mock what one perceives as pretentious or overly refined. Well, la-di-da, look at Mr. Fancy in his new suit. Wow, you were on student council? La-di-da!

lah-di-dah

(ˈlɑˈdiˈdɑ)
1. mod. casual; relaxed and uncaring. She’s not all that calm about her possessions, but she is very lah-di-dah with men.
2. interj. a jeer; a mocking response. So you have a new car! Well, lah-di-dah.
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There was intellectual pianist La Di Dah Gunner Graham, the diminutive lead singer Lofty Sugden (Don Estelle) and - in the first two series - Bombardier (the Royal Artillery version of corporal) Solomons.
There was intellectual pianist La Di Dah Gunner Graham' the diminutive lead singer Lofty Sugden (Don Estelle)' and - in the first two series - Bombardier (the Royal Artillery version of corporal) Solomons.
You think you're a La Di Dah but you'll end up brown bread.
They want wor folk ti taak like them aall posh an la di dah
The Yorkshireborn comic, famous for quirky songs such as La Di Dah and Sister Josephine, was living in Monmouth, south Wales, with his wife Sheila.