on-dit

noun
\ (ˈ)ōⁿ¦dē \
plural on-dits\ -​ē(z) \

Definition of on-dit

: a piece of gossip : vague rumor : report the on-dits and surreptitious tales that float aboutSaturday Review there were incredible on-dits— Clare Sheridan

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History and Etymology for on-dit

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 8 Dec. 2021.

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