How to Pronounce biddy?

Correct pronunciation for the word "biddy" is [bˈɪdi], [bˈɪdi], [b_ˈɪ_d_i].

"Biddy" in context

Biddy is the term used colloquially to refer to a young girl or woman, usually an unmarried one. It originates from the Old English term biddy, and is mainly used in North America, particularly in the American South. It was also a popular and common term used in Victorian England to address an older woman or matron.

This term was largely popularized by the 1969 book To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, which featured a character named Biddy, an old African American housekeeper and nanny to two white children.

Usage over time for biddy:

This graph shows how "biddy" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

5 words made out of letters BIDDY

5 letters

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  • didy.

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