plural to-dos tə-ˈdüz How to pronounce to-do (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1576, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of to-do was circa 1576

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“To-do.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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plural to-dos

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