[ dik-sit ]

  1. an utterance.

Origin of dixit

1620–30; <Latin: he has said

Words Nearby dixit

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How to use dixit in a sentence

  • It should have been—so we were to believe on his ipse dixit—contemporaneous with the Fall.

    Mystic London: | Charles Maurice Davies
  • A man who says now what he denied six years ago cannot expect to be believed on his ipse dixit.

    Handbook of Home Rule (1887) | W. E. Gladstone et al.
  • Quo facto, liberum qusit rei iudicium a se ei relinqui dixit.

    Beowulf | R. W. Chambers
  • Quo sono recreatus Wermundus, filii ferrum audire se dixit, rogatque, cui potissimum parti ictum inflixerit.

    Beowulf | R. W. Chambers
  • Or why should there be any ipse dixit in our poetry, any more than there is in our philosophy?