Yankee-doodle meaning

A Yankee.
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An early American song with several versions of humorous verses, popular during the Revolutionary War.
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A patriotic song popular with the Americans in their Revolutionary War.
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(slang, archaic) A native or inhabitant of the United States.
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Origin of yankee-doodle

  • From the title of a song popular during the Revolutionary War

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition