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Nothing; anything at all (when used in negative statements). I have to admit that I know diddly-squat when it comes to computers. Unless you give me something in writing, that promise isn't worth diddly-squat.
Nothing; anything at all (when used in negative statements). I have to admit that I know diddly when it comes to computers. Unless you give me something in writing, that promise isn't worth diddly.
not mean diddlyAMERICAN, INFORMAL
If something does not mean diddly, it is completely unimportant. I have been playing this game for a long time and I know that one shot doesn't mean diddly.
ˌdiddly-ˈsquat(American English, informal) (often used in negative sentences) not anything; nothing: I don’t know what’s wrong with him — he tells me diddly-squat. ♢ She doesn’t know diddly about it (= she doesn’t know anything).
1. n. anything at all. (Usually in the negative. Usually objectionable.) I don’t give a diddly-shit what you do!
2. mod. virtually worthless; useless. (Usually objectionable.) I’m gonna take this diddly-shit watch back to the store and get my money back.
diddly-squatand (doodly-)squat (ˈdɪdliskwɑt and ˈdudliskwɑt)
n. nothing. (Folksy. Originally black or southern.) This contract isn’t worth diddly-squat.