One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounPlural on dits
A piece of gossip; a rumour.‘the latest on dit on Karl’
tittle-tattle, tattle, rumour, rumours, whispers, stories, tales, canards, titbitsView synonyms
- ‘Well, one of their locker-room on dits is that nerds can take Baghdad, real men want to go to Tehran.’
Early 19th century: from French, literally ‘they say’.
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.