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Definition of "ado" []

  • Bustle; fuss; trouble; bother. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ado" in a sentence
  • "My cuñado is an American citizen and one of his sons was born in México, his mother is from Canada but she has lived in The US for over 40 years."
  • "Not being a Canadian, I can't specifically answer your question, but but my cuñado is a dual US-Mexican citizen."
  • ""However, ladies and gentlemen, you haven't come here to listen to me" (this evokes applause, the first of the evening), "so without more ado" (the man always has the impression that there's been a lot of "ado," but I never see any of it) "I'll now introduce Mr. Leacock.""