Cute animal antics, such as rolling by a frisky, friendly feline. Possible Scottish origin.

The tabby kitten did didoes on the floor as her belly was scratched.

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  • didoes — n. mischievous prank, trick …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cut (up) didoes — N. Amer. informal play pranks. → dido …   English new terms dictionary

  • cut up didoes — To behave in an extravagant way • • • Main Entry: ↑dido …   Useful english dictionary

  • dido — ☆ dido [dī′dō ] n. pl. didoes or didos [< ? DIDO, from the story that Dido, on purchasing as much land as might be covered with the hide of a bull, ordered the hide cut into thin strips, with which she surrounded a large area] Informal a… …   English World dictionary

  • dido — noun (plural didoes or didos) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1807 1. a mischievous or capricious act ; prank, antic often used in the phrase cut didoes 2. something that is frivolous or showy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dido — /duy doh/, n., pl. didos, didoes. Usually, didos, didoes. Informal. 1. a mischievous trick; prank; antic. 2. a bauble or trifle. [1800 10; orig. uncert.] * * * In Greek legend, the founder of Carthage. She fled to North Africa after the murder of …   Universalium

  • dido — [ dʌɪdəʊ] noun (plural didoes or didos) (in phr. cut (up) didoes) N. Amer. informal play pranks. Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • prank — n Prank, caper, antic, monkeyshine, dido mean a playful, often a mischievous, act or trick. Prank carries the strongest implication of devilry of all these words, though there is little suggestion of malice and primary emphasis upon the practical …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • One, Two, Three — This article is about the 1961 film. For the 2008 Hindi film, see One Two Three (2008 film). For other uses, see 1 2 3. One, Two, Three Theatrical release poster by Saul Bass Direct …   Wikipedia

  • Pittiplatsch — (short: Pitti) is a German fictional kobold character who was very famous in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), especially as puppet character on children s television. He first appeared in 1962 in the television series Meister… …   Wikipedia

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