Definition of on dit in English:

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on dit

Pronunciation: /ɒ̃ ˈdiː/

noun (plural on dits pronounced same)

A piece of gossip; a rumour: the latest on dit on Karl
More example sentences
  • Well, one of their locker-room on dits is that nerds can take Baghdad, real men want to go to Tehran.


Early 19th century: from French, literally 'they say'.

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