Definition of dittohead in English:

Share this entry

dittohead

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪtəʊhɛd/

noun

US informal, derogatory
An unquestioning supporter of an idea or opinion as expressed by a particular person, organization, etc. from your posts, it’s obvious that you are a highly partisan dittohead unable to think for yourself
More example sentences
  • He is supposed to be allowed to brainwash his 20 million dittoheads daily without interference.
  • This was the kind of hysterical trash you would expect dittoheads to spout, not hugely influential liberal intellectuals.
  • Actually, I can only think that the disturbances must produce a huge headache for the dittoheads.

Origin

1990s: from ditto and -head2, with reference to fans of the US conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh, who would often begin their calls to his programme with expressions based on the word 'ditto'.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: ditto|head

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.