noun (plural dittos)
- 1.1 • informal Used to indicate that something already said is applicable a second time: if one folds his arms, so does the other; if one crosses his legs, dittoMore example sentences
- I complained and was told I could have only 500 words; ditto, then 700 words.
- So zero marks for slow, ditto for marketing effectiveness and maybe full marks for enigmatic and intriguing.
- And ditto the literary works being sampled, which in this novel pay homage to the half-submerged tradition of post-1950 British experimental fiction.
early 17th century (in the sense 'in the aforesaid month'): from Tuscan dialect, variant of Italian detto 'said', from Latin dictus 'said'.
More definitions of dittoDefinition of ditto in:
- The US English dictionary