Definition of 'ditto'


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1. That which was stated before, the aforesaid, the above, the same, likewise.

2. A copy; an imitation.

3. informal A duplicate or copy of a document.

4. A symbol, represented by two apostrophes, inverted commas, or quotation marks (" "), when indicating that the item preceding is to be repeated.

5. The same as stated above or before.

6. A pair of small marks ( ″ ) used to indicate that the word, phrase, or figure given above is to be repeated.

7. A duplicate; a copy.

8. The aforesaid thing; the same (as before). Often contracted to do., or to two “turned commas” (“), or small marks. Used in bills, books of account, tables of names, etc., to save repetition.

9. a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated

10. plural A suit of clothes of the same color or material throughout. Also called ditto-suit.

11. A duplicate.

12. That which has been said; the aforesaid; the same thing: a term used to avoid repetition.

13. As said before, likewise.

14. As before.

15. As before, or aforesaid; in the same manner; also.

16. transitive To repeat the aforesaid, the earlier action etc.

17. repeat an action or statement

18. As before; in the same manner; also.

19. To duplicate (a document, for example).


1. Double ditto the man who did the same thing, only the other way round.

2. ditto what anyone gets paid.

3. May 22, 2009 at 5: 07 AM wow ditto is pretty good - lots of features and I have only a couple of minor problems with it. thanks for the tip! captain_cthulhu

4. The old man Spector handled himself well with all these nuts, but the majority of his time was wasted as an avenue for a platform to these Limbaugh/Paliin ditto heads (not to) ask pertinent questions, but blather about misapprehensions.

5. Both derive from the Latin word for house village, a collection of houses, is also linked in English, ditto the “-vile” suffix meaning city.

6. John Hockins begged to "putt the word ditto," and the negro fervently added, "Das so -- me too!"

7. The word ditto was first used by a caller on his show who agreed with the accolades given Rush by a previous caller.

8. But back to "ditto" -- the enormously successful Ghost would provide Swayze a colossal hit.

9. I was going to list my choices but since they EXACTLY the ones you chose I'll just say "ditto" - and good picks, by the way.

10. Fans were asked to simply say "ditto" - a traditional Limbaugh catchword - to express their support Thursday so they could get on with questions and comments on social and government issues on the national talk show.

11. ‘I complained and was told I could have only 500 words; ditto, then 700 words.’

12. ‘So zero marks for slow, ditto for marketing effectiveness and maybe full marks for enigmatic and intriguing.’

13. ‘And ditto the literary works being sampled, which in this novel pay homage to the half-submerged tradition of post-1950 British experimental fiction.’

14. ‘And ditto all of you… lots of good material here.’

15. ‘And ditto for those big 4-wheel-drive badges on the mud flaps.’

16. ‘Tactically, it's clear that the fleet is less handily placed in Holland, and the army ditto in Denmark.’

17. The next speaker dittoed her argument

Other users have misspelling ditto as:

1. dito 41.55%

2. didto 18.31%

3. detto 8.8%

4. dritto 4.58%

5. ditta 4.23%

6. ditu 2.11%

7. Other 20.42%

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