Definition of dido in English:

dido

noun

North american
informal
  • Perform mischievous tricks or deeds.

    • ‘I've always had a theory that prolonged association with demented people sooner or later will cut up didos in almost anybody's brain, especially if the person hasn't any too sinewy an intellect to begin with.’
    • ‘When Blackhawk began to cut up didos you had storekeepers and squirrel hunters all marching together in your company.’
    fun, amusement, amusing time, laugh, giggle, joke
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Origin

Early 19th century: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation:

dido

/ˈdīdō/

Definition of Dido in English:

Dido

proper noun

  • (in the "Aeneid") the queen and founder of Carthage, who fell in love with the shipwrecked Aeneas and killed herself when he deserted her.

    practical joke, trick, mischievous act, piece of mischief, joke, escapade, stunt, caper, jape, game, hoax, antic
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Pronunciation:

Dido

/ˈdīdō/