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all of a doodah

In a distressed, excited, or perturbed state. I've been all of a doodah because we've had no electricity at the house all weekend.
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all of a doodah

very agitated or excited. informal
The nonsense word doodah is the refrain of the song ‘Camptown Races’, originally sung by slaves on American plantations.
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