on-dit

noun

(ˈ)ōⁿ¦dē
plural on-dits
-ē(z)
: a piece of gossip : vague rumor : report
the on-dits and surreptitious tales that float aboutSaturday Review
there were incredible on-ditsClare Sheridan

Word History

Etymology

French, from on dit they say, it is said

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“On-dit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on-dit. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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