HTML <dd> Tag

HTML <dd> tag represents the Description List or Definition List. As the name itself suggests, it is used to display elements in definition form. It thus works much like a dictionary. To define the description list three tags are used. These are:

  • <dl> tag: Used to define the description list.
  • <dt> tag: Used to define the data term.
  • <dd> tag: Used to define data definition or description.


<!DOCTYPE html>
  <dd>I am a Fruit.</dd>
  <dd>I am a Flower.</dd>


In the above example, we are using the HTML <dd> tag to provide a description for certain terms.

Global Attributes:

The Global attributes are supported by the HTML <dd> tag.

Event Attributes:

The Event attributes are supported by the HTML <dd> tag.

Supporting Browsers:

Chrome, IE, Firefox, Opera, and Safari.