affected in speech, manners, etc.; pretentiously refined
Origin of la-di-daimitation of affected speech
- a la-di-da person
- affected speech or behavior
used to express derision in response to affectation, foppishness, etc.
Also sp. la-de-da
Affectedly genteel; pretentious.
Used to express disdain for something viewed as pretentious.
Origin of la-di-daImitative of affected speech.
(comparative more la-di-da, superlative most la-di-da)