WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
fais-do•do  (fā′dō dō),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -dos.  Louisiana.
  1. Dialect Termsa country dance party.
  • Louisiana French; French: go to sleep! (fais 2d singular imperatire. of faire to do, make; dodo nursery word for "sleep,'' probably based on dod(el)iner to nod, dandle (a child), influenced by dormir to sleep

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