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ado

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Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.
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See also ADO, adó, and -ado

English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
ado

Plural
-

ado (-)
  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

French

Etymology

Shortened form of adolescent

Pronunciation

Noun

ado m. and f. (plural ados)

  1. (colloquial) teen, teenager

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