hey diddle diddle


hey diddle diddle
Cockney Rhyming Slang
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  • Hey Diddle Diddle — [ thumb|In this Randolph Caldecott rendition, a dish, spoon, and other utensils are anthropomorphized while a cat in a red jacket holds a fiddle in the manner of a string bass.] Hey Diddle Diddle (also Hi Diddle Diddle), The Cat and the Fiddle,… …   Wikipedia

  • Hey Diddle Diddle — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hey Diddle Diddle (homonymie). Hey Diddle Diddle est une comptine anglaise. Illustration de Randolph Caldecott …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hey Diddle Diddle (homonymie) —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes œuvres portant le même titre. Hey Diddle Diddle est une comptine anglaise. Hey Diddle Diddle est un film de George Marshall sorti en 1930. Catégorie : Homonymie de titre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hey-diddle-diddle — I. /ˌheɪ dɪdl ˈdɪdl/ (say .hay didl didl) Colloquial –noun 1. the middle. –phrase 2. through the hey diddle diddle, Football, etc. between the goalposts; a goal. {rhyming slang} II. /ˌheɪ dɪdl ˈdɪdl/ (say .hay didl didl) noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hey Diddle Diddle —    The popular *nursery rhymes, of which the Opies wrote Probably the best known nonsense verse in the language, a considerable amount of nonsense has been written about it . The earliest known text dates from c.1765, and it has been regularly… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • hey diddle diddle — n an act of urination, a piddle. A piece of rhyming slang in use in London and Aus tralia. (Jimmy Riddle is a more common alternative.) The words are from the first line of a well known nursery rhyme …   Contemporary slang

  • Through the hey-diddle-diddle — (football, etc.) through the middle of the goal posts …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • through the hey-diddle-diddle — Australian Slang (football, etc.) through the middle of the goal posts …   English dialects glossary

  • hi-diddle-diddle — I. /ˌhaɪ dɪdl ˈdɪdl/ (say .huy didl didl) noun → hey diddle diddle1. II. /ˌhaɪ dɪdl ˈdɪdl/ (say .huy didl didl) noun → hey diddle diddle2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hi Diddle Riddle — Infobox Television episode | Title = Hi Diddle Riddle Series = Batman Season = 1 Episode = 1 Airdate = January 12 1966 (ABC) Production = 6028 Pt. 1 Writer = Lorenzo Semple Jr. Director = Robert Butler Guests = Michael Fox, Jack Barry, Ben Astar …   Wikipedia