noun, plural to-dos. Informal.
Origin of to-do
Examples from the Web for to-do
First on the to-do list, the profiling exercises to help the Western masses understand the nature of the wretched beast.
Most of us are busy enough without adding yet another item to our to-do lists each day.
Tally up those active minutes while crossing off your to-do list.
As we near the conclusion of 2013, the organization just announced its to-do list for the new year.These Are The 5 Scary Health Threats The CDC Will Tackle In 2014|Brandy Zadrozny|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If we can check those three things off on our to-do list, we will experience a deep sense of meaning.
He would not sit down, he stamped and made such a to-do that at last they let him have his own way.Wood Magic|Richard Jefferies
An' this to-do ain't so much about me as about you, Isr'el Tenney, because you're makin' a fool o' yourself.Old Crow|Alice Brown
There were heads of people moving on the porch and in the court, and the yard was all a-bustle and to-do.Master Skylark|John Bennett
I sure am glad this to-do is all over, and that child is safe.Seven Keys to Baldpate|Earl Derr Biggers
But to the ears of Miguel Alvarado the wind had borne sound of the to-do raised by an approaching horse.The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey
noun plural -dos
1570s, from the verb phrase to do, from Old English to don "proper or necessary to be done" (see to). Meaning "disturbance, fuss" is first recorded 1827.