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What Does DIDO Mean?When used in chat forums or in texting, DIDO is a shortened version of DIDDO, which derives from "Ditto (i.e., Same Again)". Ditto is a typographic symbol indicating that the text is the same as the text immediately above. For example:
American writing conventions
British " "
"Ditto" originates from the Latin word dictus ("having been said").
"Ditto" is often used as a reply to "I love you." The use of "ditto" as a reply to "I love you" was popularized by Patrick Swayze (Sam) in the film "Ghost" (1990).
To Cut a DidoThe noun "dido" can mean (1) fun or amusement or (2) a prank or practical joke. It is often seen with the verb "to cut." For example:
- He cut a dido at the party. (He carried out a prank at the party.)
Image for DIDOWhen I write DIDO, I mean this: The use of "ditto" as a reply to "I love you" was popularized by the 1990 film Ghost.
Summary of Key Points"Ditto (i.e. same again)" is the most common definition for DIDO on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
|Definition:||Ditto (i.e. same again)|
|Type:||Slang Word (Jargon)|
2: Quite easy to guess
Adults and Teenagers
Examples of DIDO in SentencesHere is an example of DIDO being used in a conversation:
- Tony: I love you, darling.
- Jordan: DIDO
- Tony: Just say "I love you" back!
An Academic Look at DIDODIDO represents the typographic symbol ". In other words, it is a punctuation mark.
When dido means fun or practical joke (e.g., he cut a dido), then it is a common noun.
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we would have said "ditto" or "same again" instead of DIDO.
Example of DIDO Used in a Text
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