- Mocking diminutive, used when someone is being overly whiny.
A: I just broke a nail! B: Awww, poor diddums.
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diddums — /ˈdɪdəmz/ (say diduhmz) interjection 1. (an exclamation indicating that the speaker thinks that the person addressed is being childish and petulant.) 2. (an expression of commiseration addressed to a child.) –noun 3. (a term of address to a… … Australian English dictionary
diddums — interjection A term of commiseration to a child who has suffered a mildly painful situation (or, by extension, to anybody seen to be complaining too much about hurt feelings) … Wiktionary
Diddums — (interjection) exclamation indicating that the speaker thinks that the person addressed is being childish and petulant (in speech to children Did ems? = Did they? ) … Dictionary of Australian slang
diddums — Australian Slang (interjection) exclamation indicating that the speaker thinks that the person addressed is being childish and petulant (in speech to children Did ems? = Did they? ) … English dialects glossary
diddums — interj. exclamation showing that the speaker thinks that the person addressed is being childish, something a person says to indicate that she or he feels no sympathy for someone who is behaving like a child … English contemporary dictionary
diddums — [ dɪdəmz] exclamation Brit. informal used to express commiseration to a child. Origin C19: from did em, i.e. did they? (tease you, do that to you, etc.) … English new terms dictionary
diddums — interjection BrE a word used to someone who is upset or annoyed in a way you think seems childish … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
diddums — UK [ˈdɪdəmz] / US interjection spoken used for talking to a child or someone you think is behaving like a child … English dictionary
diddums — A word from baby language, used to a very young child at the pre speech stage. It corrupts the words ‘did you then’, but these words are not in the mind of a present day speaker who would use the word as a caressing noise. It is used by a… … A dictionary of epithets and terms of address
diddums — int. expressing commiseration esp. to a child. Etymology: = did em, i.e. did they (tease you etc.)? … Useful english dictionary