We asked readers to submit words and phrases for the first Who Dat Dictionary, a collection of variations of the phrase "Who Dat." You responded with more than 2,000 entries via e-mail and NOLA.com comments.
Our edited compilation below includes a few staff submissions (we're fans, too!) and several entries boiled down from duplicate reader submissions.
Due to overwhelming response, we can't list all contributors here. But remember: There's no "I" in "Who Dat."
Thanks to all of you, the most passionate, creative, comical fans in the world.
Mark Lorando, Features Editor
AcroDat -- n. a Saints fan who does somersaults or cartwheels after a touchdown.
Adieu Dat -- n. a Who Dat leaving the scene of the victory.
All Dat -- n. a very cool or particularly good-looking Saints fan ("She's all dat!").
At-choo! Dat -- n. a Saints fan having an allergy attack.
Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo-Dat -- n. a Saints fan at Disney World.
Black-and-Blue Dat -- n. an opposing quarterback in the playoffs. (See: Brett Favre, Kurt Warner)
Blew Dat -- n. 1. a referee who makes a bad call. 2. any musician who plays "When the Saints Go Marching In" on a wind instrument. 3. a Saints fan being getting a breathalyzer test on the way home from the game.
Blue Dat -- n. 1. a Saints fan after a loss. 2. a displaced Who Dat watching the festivities from afar.
Boo Dat -- n. 1. what a Who Dat does when the ref blows a call. 2. a trick-or-treater in a Saints costume.
Booboo Dat -- n. a Saints fan who is injured in the act of cheering.
Boo-Hoo Dat -- a Who Dat who cries when the Saints lose ... or win.
Brat Dat -- a Who Dat who acts like a 2 year old.
Brew Dat -- n. 1. a beer-drinking Who Dat, aka "every Saints fan of legal age (or thereabouts)." 2. a yet-to-be-thought-of beer that Abita will release.
Buddy-D Dat -- n. a Saints fan you can't understand when he gets excited.
Cat Dat -- n. a black cat with a gold collar.
Cat-5 Dat -- n. a Who Dat who starts partying at least 24 hours before kickoff.
Chew Dat -- v. 1. what Sean Payton does to Juicy Fruit gum during the game. 2. what Sean Payton does to the ball-boy's backside if he gives him Spearmint. 3. what opposing fans do to crow after talking smack prior to a Saints victory.
Choo-Choo Dat -- n. a Saints fan who takes the train to an away game.
Coo, Dat! -- n. an amazing play.
Coo Coo Cachoo Dat -- n. 1. a person who shares an equal love of the Beatles and the Saints. 2. any female Saints fan who answers to "Mrs. Robinson."
Coochie-Coo Dat -- v. what a Saints fan must do to get on the Kiss Cam.
Coup de Dat -- n. the next Saints Super Bowl win.
Craw Dat -- n. a Saints fan who boils mudbugs at his tailgate.
Cue Dat -- v. what a Who Dat says when it's time to "Stand Up and Get Crunk!"
Dat Bling -- n. a Saints Super Bowl ring.
Dat Chat -- n. Saints talk
Dat-Deux -- n. "Two Dat " in French.
Dat Girl -- n. a good-looking female Saints fan
Dat in the Hat -- n. a Saints fan wearing headgear.
Datlas -- n. 1. what everyone will be calling Dallas on Thanksgiving when New Orleans beats the Cowboys, followed the next day by "Black and Gold Friday." 2. a map giving Saints fans directions to Super Bowl XLV.
Datlicious -- adj. how food tastes after a Saints win
Dat Man -- n. a Saints fan who lives in a mansion, hangs out in a secret "Dat Cave, " drives a "Datmobile, " chases bad guys and has a sexually ambiguous relationship with a Falcons fan named Robin.
Dat Pack -- n. 1. Harry Connick Jr., Branford Marsalis, Kermit Ruffins & their Swingin' Friends. 2. a group of guys smoking cigars, imbibing a few cocktails, listening to old New Orleans music, talking about women and Saints football. 3. the Saints' defensive secondary.
Dat's Dat -- interj. the end of an argument about the Saints. ("Da Saints gonna roll over da Panthers and Dat's Dat!")
Dat's Da Way Uh-Huh Uh-Huh I Like It Uh-Huh Uh-Huh -- n. The disco dance craze that's sweeping the Who Dat Nation.
Datson -- n. a male offspring of a Who Dat family.
DatSpeak -- n. official vernacular of the Who Dat Nation.
Dat Tat -- n. anything Saints permanently inked on your body.
Dat Yatta -- n. a Who Dat who talks too much.
Deb Dat -- n. a young, well-dressed, female Who Dat who's usually under the influence. (See: Frat Dat)
D-Dat -- n. Another name for Feb. 7, 2010, the date New Orleans invaded Miami and defeated the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV.
Deja-vu Dat -- n. 1. a Saints fan who still cries when watching the Super Bowl DVD. 2. a Saints fan in Dallas in February who has the eerie feeling they've won this Super Bowl before.
Deux Dat -- n. a second Saints Super Bowl victory.
Dis-n-Dat -- n. the stuff you do around the house Sunday morning to kill time before the Saints game.
Dissin' Dat -- n. a smack-talking Who Dat.
DoDats -- n. your Saints paraphernalia.
'Do Dat -- n. a Saints fan with an outlandish hairdo.
Don't Do Dat! -- interj. What the kicker should tell the coach the next time he wants to kick a field goal on first down.
Due Dat -- n. a Saints fan behind on season ticket payments.
Eschew Dat -- v. superstitiously avoiding any item of clothing worn during a Saints loss.
Ewww! Dat -- n. a Who Dat who refuses to change his socks because the Saints are on a winning streak.
Fat Dat -- n. a Who Dat who needs to get on a diet.
Faux Dat -- n. a bandwagon fan.
Flat Dat -- n. a Saints ticketholder whose tire blows out on the way to a game.
Flew Dat -- n. 1. da team plane. 2. Reggie Bush leaping over defenders. 3. a Saints fan who flies to an away game.
Flu Dat -- n. 1. a Saints fan who goes to the game no matter how sick. 2. a mysterious, epidemic 24-hour bug that strikes the New Orleans work force the morning after Saints' prime-time games.
Frat Dat -- n. a young, well-dressed, male Who Dat who's usually under the influence. (See: Deb Dat)
Fru-Fru Dat -- n. female Saints fan who wears attire that is more fancy than fan-like.
Fufu Dat -- n. a Saints turnover.
Geaux Dat -- n. a fan equally devoted to the LSU Tigers and the New Orleans Saints.
Gimme Sum Dat -- n. 1. a Saints autograph seeker. 2. a Saints defender who forces a turnover.
Glue Dat -- n., v. 1. a Superdome roof repairman. 2. whatcha hadda do when you separated the bar code from your ticket last year. ("If you wanna get into da game ya better glue dat ticket back together!")
Go Dat -- n. a Who Dat who passes a good time at road games.
Goo Dat -- n. dat sticky stuff under your feet in da Superdome.
Grew Dat -- n. 1. a Who Dat who was not originally a Saints fan but gradually came to be a fan over a period of time. 2. a person who grows special facial hair or won't cut his hair during Saints season.
Half Dat -- n. a Saints fan who is also a fan of another team.
HalleluDat -- n. someone who skips church to go to a Saints game.
He Dat -- n. a male Saints fan. (See: She Dat.)
Hou Dat -- n. a Saints fan living in Houston.
Hoodoo Dat -- n. a Who Dat who hoodoos more than a Who Dat ought to do.
Hullabaloo Dat -- n. a Saints fan who throws a killer tailgate or victory party.
I Heard Dat! -- interj. how a Who Dat agrees with something a fellow Who Dat just said.
I.O.U. Dat -- n. a Saints fan who took out a loan to go to the Super Bowl and hasn't paid up.
Just Do Dat -- interj. What Michael Jordan says when the Saints are about to score.
Kat Dat -- n. a Saints fan displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
Knew Dat -- n. a fan who knew what dem Saints was gerna do in da Soopa Bowl.
Know Where Ya Got Dem Shoes Dat -- n. a young con artist who scams the opposing team's fans in the French Quarter.
Krewe Dat -- n. 1. Saints fans who travel to road games together. 2. any large gathering of Who Dats.
Kung Fu Dat -- n. a Saints player who makes a bone-crunching hit.
Lewd Dat -- n. a Who Dat who uses binoculars to check out the Saintsations.
Loo Dat -- n. where a Who Dat goes after being too much of a Brew Dat.
Mahmoud AhmadineDat -- n. an Iranian Saints fan.
Master Dat -- n. aka Sean Payton.
Mew Dat -- n. a cat who watches Saints games on TV.
Mo Dat -- n. a Saints fan doing yardwork before the game. (Short for: "Hurry up and mow dat grass, man. Da Saints are playing on dat TV real soon!")
Mo' Dat -- n. a Who Dat who's always the last to leave.
Moo Dat -- n. an unusually large Saints fan.
Nat Dat -- n. a naturally New Orleans born and raised Saints fan.
No Dat -- n. a house in New Orleans with no Saints fans living inside.
Nola Dat Com -- n. the official website of the Who Dat Nation
New Dat -- n. a Saints fan who wasn't before last season
Nude Dat -- n. a streaking Saints fan.
Ooohhh Dat -- n. a Saintsation on the big screen
Ooohhh Dat Hurt -- interj. what a linebacker says when blocked by Jeremy Shockey.
Pepe Le Pew Dat -- n. a French Saints fan.
Pew Dat -- n. a churchgoer who prays for the Saints.
Phat Dat -- n. an ultra-cool Who Dat.
Phew Dat -- n. a really stinky play by the home team.
Poo Dat -- n. 1. a fan nauseous from the smell inside the Superdome Terrace-level bathrooms. 2. a Who Dat who has to change a baby's diaper during the game.
Poo Poo Dats -- n. Saints non-believers.
Pooh Dat -- n. a teddy bear in black and gold.
Puddy Dat -- n. what Tweety Bird thought he saw at the Saints game.
Pu Pu Dat -- n. a Saints fan at a Chinese restaurant.
Queue Dat -- n. a Saints fan stuck in the security line outside the Superdome.
Rat-a-Tat Dat -- n. a Who Dat who still stomps his feet like in those old Tulane Stadium days.
Razzle Datzle -- n. a Saints trick play.
Redo Dat -- n. what a Who Dat becomes when the Saints win back-to-back Super Bowls.
Renew Dat -- n. 1. a Saints fan who is dedicated to rebuilding New Orleans. 2. a fan who lost faith, but now believes again.
Review Dat! -- interj. what a Who Dat says when they want Sean Payton to throw the red challenge flag.
Roger Dat! -- interj. total agreement with a decision by the coach.
Roo Dat -- n. a Saints fan in Australia (Short for: Kangaroo Dat).
Roux Dat -- n. someone who cooks gumbo before a Saints game.
Rue Dat -- 1. v. to grieve after a Saints loss. 2. n. Bourbon Street on Feb. 7, 2010. 3. n. a Saints fan without a game ticket who watches in da Quarter.
Rug Dat -- n. a Saints fan still in diapers.
Screw Dat! -- interj. 1. the correct response to someone suggesting the Saints will lose. 2. the general attitude toward anything that needs to be done around the house during a Saints game. 3. exclamation of disgust when encountering the price of a beer in the Superdome or Champions Square. 4. refusal to let something interfere with your enjoyment of a Saints game. ("Hey man, your pick-up truck is getting towed and your wife ran off with your best friend and she took your dog, too!" Response: "Screw Dat! I'm watching the Saints game!")
Shampoo Dat -- v. what all Saints fans want to do to Jeremy Shockey's hair.
Shamu Dat -- n. a really big Saints victory.
She Dat -- n. a female Saints fan. (See: He Dat)
Shoe Dat -- n. a Saints fan who wears the kicker's number on his jersey.
Shoo Dat -- v. the act of waving off a big ol' skeeter while you're tailgating.
Slew Dat -- n. a previous Saints opponent.
Spew Dat -- v. what happens when you drink a Dome Foam and cheer for the Saints at the same time.
Stew Dat -- n. 1. a fan who cooks gumbo or any local dish specially to eat at home while watching a game. 2. a Who Dat during a tense Saints game.
Stop Dat! -- interj. what you scream when the Saints are on defense.
Sue Dat -- n. a lawyer trying to make a buck off the Who Dat Nation.
Tattoo Dat -- n. the permanent mark left on a player after a Kung Fu Dat hit.
The Dat Lady -- n. a Saints game ain't over till she sings.
T'ree Dat, Fo' Dat, etc. -- n. what a Who Dat becomes after Two Dat, etc.
Trew Dat -- v. what No. 9 did when he passed to No. 17.
True Dat -- n. 1. a longtime Saints fan. 2. affirmation (while shaking your head up and down) to a true statement made by a Who Dat.
TU Dat -- n. a Tulane grad who roots for the Saints.
Two Dat -- n. a Saints fan on Feb. 6, 2011.
Uber Dat -- n. 1. a New Orleans Saints fan that has gone above and beyond the call of duty. 2. a German Saints fan (also known as aDeutsches Dat).
Vieux Dat -- n. a Saints fan who lives in the French Quarter.
View Dat -- n. a Who Dat who prefers to watch the games on TV.
Voo Dat -- n. 1. a Who Dat who you don't want to mess with, 'cause she'll put a spell on you. 2. an ancient Who Dat ritual, whereby pins are stuck into dolls of the opponents. 3. that magical mojo that allows the Saints to pull off the impossible.
VousDat -- n. a high-class fancy Who Dat.
Was Dat? -- interj. the proper response to a referee who makes a boneheaded call.
We Dat -- n. all members of the Who Dat Nation.
Wee Dat -- n. a member of the new and upcoming generation of Who Dats.
Whew! Dat -- n. a Saints fan after a close game.
Who D@ -- n. a Silicone Valley Saints fan.
Who-dacious -- adj. how you describe a good-looking woman wearing her Saints gear to a game.
Who Dada -- n. a surrealist Saints fan.
Who Daft -- n. a Saints fan who looks utterly ridiculous.
Who Data -- n. Saints statistics.
Who Date -- n. the person (male or female) who escorts you to a game.
WhoDatistan -- n. a region in the Middle East occupied by large numbers of Saints fans, probably located on or near the West Bank.
Who Dat Say Dey Gonna Beat Dem Saints? -- n. The cheer that started it all.
Who Debt -- n. what Saints fans accumulate on their credit cards during football season.
Who-Dettes -- n. what they should have called the Saintsations.
Who Draft -- n. the official beverage of the Who Dat Nation.
Whoa! Dat -- n. a bad call.
WhoDattitude -- n. 1. a Saints fan's swagger. 2. what we have to put on to face this life, our world, and the other team.
Who Knew? Dat -- n. a person with unequaled knowledge of Saints trivia.
Whootie-Who Dat -- n. a Saints fan from the 'hood.
Who's Ya Datty? -- interj. what a Who Dat who's had too many Who Drafts says to his girlfriend at the end of their Who Date.
Who Tat -- n. a Saints tattoo. (See: Dat Tat)
Whyjado Dat? -- interj. the question asked every time the Saints run an unsuccessful play.
Woo Dat -- n. a fan who proposes to his girlfriend during a Saints game
Woo-Hoo Dat -- v. what a Who Dat do at a Saints game.
Woo-Woo Dat -- n. a Saintsation.
Wrongaboutdat -- n. a so-called "expert" who picked the Saints to lose in Super Bowl XLIV.
X-Dat -- n. a Saints fan born and raised in New Orleans who lives elsewhere.
Yabba-Dabba-Doo Dat -- interj. what Fred Flintstone yells when the Saints win.
Yat Dat -- n. 1. a Saints fan born and raised in New Orleans. 2. a Saints fan from down in da parish.
You Dat? -- interj. how a Who Dat asks if you are a fellow Saints fan.
Zippity-Do Dat -- n. Zippity-ay, my oh my what a wonderful game!
Zoo Dat -- n. what the Superdome becomes whenever the Saints score.
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