Etymology
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to-do (n.)

1570s, from the verb phrase to do, from Old English to don "proper or necessary to be done" (see to + do). Meaning "disturbance, fuss" is first recorded 1827. Similar formation in French affaire, from à "to" + faire "do."

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Definitions of to-do

to-do (n.)
a disorderly outburst or tumult;
Synonyms: disturbance / disruption / commotion / flutter / hurly burly / hoo-ha / hoo-hah / kerfuffle
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