[ US /ˈdɪtoʊ/ ]
[ UK /dˈɪtə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated
  1. repeat an action or statement
    The next speaker dittoed her argument
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How To Use ditto In A Sentence

  • MyDD's Todd Beeton offers praise for Listening to America: Democratic Platform for Change, the Obama teams suite of tools for collaboratively crafting a party platform -- and heartily mocks Rush Limbaugh's plan to have the writing parties "infiltrated" by Dittoheads. Daily Digest: Netroots Grapples with Obama's Ideology
  • Both derive from the Latin word for house village, a collection of houses, is also linked in English, ditto the “-vile” suffix meaning city. Worse than I thought in Iowa - The Panda's Thumb
  • I complained and was told I could have only 500 words; ditto, then 700 words.
  • If you're standing behind said person on a staircase or an escalator, ditto. Times, Sunday Times
  • A light damask curtain is found to have been saturated with port wine; a ditto chair-cushion has been doing duty as a dripping-pan to a cluster of wax-lights; a china shepherdess, having been brought into violent collision with the tail of a raging lion on the mantel-piece, has reduced the noble beast to the short-cut condition of a Scotch colley. Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, November 6, 1841,
  • The birds, as well as those of the Nurtung river, are the water-ouzel, the greyish-blue water-chat, the red and black ditto with a white head - top, and the black bird, _durn-durns_ or bird producing that cry occurs, but not in great numbers. Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries
  • Ditto those aged in new oak barrels. Times, Sunday Times
  • Ditto any suggestion of patriotic fervour. The Times Literary Supplement
  • She peeked inside the trunk first, but it was empty. Ditto the highboys. The wardrobe, though was half-full of what appeared to be very, very old winter coats.
  • The Duchess of Cambridge looks like a fairy-tale princess because she is slim and pulchritudinous, but ostensibly it's the long, blow-dried locks that ice the cake; ditto her potential lady in waiting, sister Pippa. The Taming of 'The Do'
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