What Does DIDDO Mean in a Text?

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The Quick Answer

DIDDO means "Ditto (i.e., Same Again)."

More Observations...

The word DIDDO is best described as a sweet pronunciation of "Ditto," which is a typographic symbol indicating that the text above is repeated. For example:
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"Ditto" originally comes from the Latin word dictus, which means "having been said." It is sometimes typed as DIDO. DIDDO and "Ditto" are often used in reply to the statement or message "I love you," as they allow the speaker to return the compliment without the embarrassment of saying those words. The use of "Ditto" in this context was popularized by Sam (Patrick Swayze) in the 1990 film "Ghost," when he replied to his girlfriend Molly (Demi Moore) after she said "I love you."

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When I write DIDDO, I mean this:

meaning of DIDDO

The use of "ditto" as a reply to "I love you" was popularized by the 1990 film Ghost.

Summary of Key Points

"Ditto (i.e. same again)" is, by far, the most common meaning for DIDDO when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:Ditto (i.e. same again)
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of DIDDO in Sentences

Here is an example of DIDDO in a conversation:
  • Gerri: I love you.
  • Toni: DIDDO.
  • Gerri: That doesn't count!
  • Harry: I'm sick of this. I'm getting out of here.
  • Meghan: DIDDO!

An Academic Look at DIDDO

DIDDO represents a typographic symbol. It is a punctuation mark.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have said "ditto" or something like "me too" or "same again," instead of using DIDDO.

Example of DIDDO Used in a Text

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