(Greek mythology) Founder and first Queen of Carthage.
(US) Common misspelling of ditto.
- to behave in a mischievous or silly way
Other Word Forms of Dido
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Dido
- cut (up) didoes
Origin of Dido
Origin unknown. The "trick" sense might come from the trick of Dido, queen of Carthage, who, having bought as much land as a hide would cover, is said to have cut it into thin strips long enough to enclose a spot for a citadel.
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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