Definition of ditto adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdɪtəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪtoʊ//
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(informal) used instead of a particular word or phrase, to avoid repeating it The waiters were rude and unhelpful, the manager ditto. Word Originearly 17th cent. (in the sense ‘in the aforesaid month’): from Tuscan dialect, variant of Italian detto ‘said’, from Latin dictus ‘said’.
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