dittohead

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ditto +‎ -head, coined by listeners of Rush Limbaugh's radio show, from the habit of calling in with the single-word comment "Ditto!"

NounEdit

dittohead (plural dittoheads)

  1. (US, slang, pejorative) One who agrees with an idea mindlessly, especially those who agree because they are supporters of the person who started the idea.
  2. (US, slang) Someone who is a fan of Rush Limbaugh's radio program.
  3. (US, slang, pejorative) A person who agrees with Rush Limbaugh unquestioningly.
    It'll probably never happen, but if Rush Limbaugh and his clear-cut-crazy dittoheads could see this hauntingly beautiful documentary, even they might start choking on one of his favorite epithets, "environmental wacko." [1]

ReferencesEdit

  • The Seattle Times. "On a mission to save America's natural majesty". Pg. H23. October 1, 2004.
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