noun, plural do·dos, do·does.
Origin of dodo
Related formsdo·do·ism, noun
Examples from the Web for dodo
As David Quammen described in his elegiac The Song of the Dodo, islands are “where species go to die.”Why Do We Save Some Species and Let Others Get Devastated?|Melissa Holbrook Pierson|May 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Republicans are going the way of the dodo in the Golden State.
Since the Cold War, Kissingerians have largely gone the way of the dodo bird inside the GOP.Mitt Romney’s Foreign-Policy Disarray Reflects GOP Disconnect|Peter Beinart|May 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Ever the optimist, Crystal believes that languages need not meet the fate of the dodo bird.
"Dodo, you should have broken it to him," said Edith with deep reproach.Dodo Wonders|E. F. Benson
Dodo dropped the soap which she had just rescued from the bottom of the cloudy water, and looked up with bright eyes.
Seymour was among those who were going by the early train, and when Dodo came down he had finished breakfast.
When she was introduced to the strange girl, Dodo wondered how she came to join their party but she said nothing.Polly and Her Friends Abroad|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Dodo paused and gulped back his tears and Molly did not dare trust herself to speak.Molly Brown's Senior Days|Nell Speed
British Dictionary definitions for dodo
noun plural dodos or dodoes
Derived Formsdodoism, noun
Word Origin for dodo
Idioms and Phrases with dodo
see under dead as a doornail.