AskDefine | Define ado

Dictionary Definition

ado n : a rapid bustling commotion [syn: bustle, hustle, flurry, fuss, stir]

User Contributed Dictionary



Old English at do, northern form for to do. Compare Affair


IPA: WEAE /ʌˈdu/


  1. To do; in doing; as, there is nothing ado.
  2. Doing; trouble; difficulty; troublesome business; fuss; bustle; as, to make a great ado about trifles.
  3. A male [given name]. See Adolph



Shortened form of adolescent



fr-noun mf

Extensive Definition

Ado or ADO may refer to:
ado in German: Ado
ado in Spanish: ADO (desambiguación)
ado in Esperanto: ADO
ado in French: ADO
ado in Korean: ADO
ado in Italian: ADO
ado in Dutch: ADO
ado in Japanese: ADO
ado in Portuguese: Ado (desambiguação)
ado in Kölsch: ADO (Watt ėßß datt?)

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