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Perform mischievous tricks or deeds.
fun, amusement, amusing time, laugh, giggle, jokeView synonyms
- ‘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.’
Early 19th century: of unknown origin.
(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, anticView synonyms
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