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Di·do

 (dī′dō)
n. Roman Mythology
The founder and queen of Carthage, who fell in love with Aeneas and killed herself when he abandoned her.

di·do

 (dī′dō)
n. pl. di·dos or di·does
A mischievous prank or antic; a caper.

[Origin unknown.]

dido

(ˈdaɪdəʊ)
n (usually plural) , pl -dos or -does
an antic; prank; trick
[C19: originally US: of uncertain origin]

Dido

(ˈdaɪdəʊ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth a princess of Tyre who founded Carthage and became its queen. Virgil tells of her suicide when abandoned by her lover Aeneas

di•do

(ˈdaɪ doʊ)

n., pl. -dos, -does. Usu., didos, didoes.
1. a mischievous trick; prank; antic.
2. a bauble or trifle.
[1800–10; orig. uncertain]

Di•do

(ˈdaɪ doʊ)

n.
a legendary queen of Carthage who killed herself when abandoned by Aeneas.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dido - (Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of CarthageDido - (Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage; Virgil tells of her suicide when she was abandoned by Aeneas
Roman mythology - the mythology of the ancient Romans
Translations

Dido

[daɪdəʊ] NDido

Dido

[ˈdaɪdəʊ] n (Myth) → Didone f
References in classic literature ?
Laurie is as full of didoes as usual, and turns the house upside down frequent, but he heartens the girls, so I let em hev full swing.
whip-hand over Holdsworthy if he ever tried to cut up any didoes.
A nice come-down for you, I must say, that was raised straight an' right, a-cuttin' up didoes with a lodger.