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Meaning of DIDO

Pronunciation:  'dIdow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage; Virgil tells of he suicide when she was abandoned by Aeneas
 

DIDO is a 4 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: princess

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Di"do\, n.; pl. {Didos}.
A shrewd trick; an antic; a caper.

{To cut a dido}, to play a trick; to cut a caper; -- perhaps
   so called from the trick of Dido, who having bought so
   much land as a hide would cover, is said to have cut it
   into thin strips long enough to inclose a spot for a
   citadel.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antic, bauble, bibelot, caper, curio, frolic, gewgaw, gimcrack, lark, monkeyshine, shenanigan, shines, tomfoolery, toy, trick, trifle, trinket, whatnot
 

 

 

 

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