Definition of Dodo

1. Noun. Someone whose style is out of fashion.

Exact synonyms: Fogey, Fogy, Fossil
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Golden Ager, Old Person, Oldster, Senior Citizen



2. Noun. Extinct heavy flightless bird of Mauritius related to pigeons.
Exact synonyms: Raphus Cucullatus
Generic synonyms: Columbiform Bird
Group relationships: Genus Raphus, Raphus

Definition of Dodo

1. n. A large, extinct bird (Didus ineptus), formerly inhabiting the Island of Mauritius. It had short, half-fledged wings, like those of the ostrich, and a short neck and legs; -- called also dronte. It was related to the pigeons.

Definition of Dodo

1. Noun. A large, flightless bird, ''Raphus cucullatus'', related to the pigeon, that is now extinct (since the 1600s) and was native to Mauritius. ¹

2. Noun. (context: figuratively) A person or organisation which is very old or has very old-fashioned views or is not willing to change and adapt. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dodo

1. an extinct flightless bird [n -DOES or -DOS]

Medical Definition of Dodo

1. Origin: Said to be fr. Pg. Doudo silly, foolish (cf. Booby); this is fr. Prov. E. Dold, the same word as E. Dolt. A large, extinct bird (Didus ineptus), formerly inhabiting the Island of Mauritius. It had short, half-fledged wings, like those of the ostrich, and a short neck and legs; called also dronte. It was related to the pigeons. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dodo

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dodges
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dodgiest
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dodkin
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dodman
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dodo (current term)
dodo bird
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doe-eyed
doe parties
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doeglic
doeglic acid
doegling
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