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limo

[lim-oh] /ˈlɪm oʊ/
noun, plural limos. Informal.
1.
a limousine.
Origin of limo
1965-1970
1965-70 Americanism; by shortening; see -o
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  • limo was delighted; she would have gone away with them in their great boat if I had allowed her.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak Harriette McDougall
  • limo's brother and uncle came this week from Sarebas—two fine, tall men, with only chawats and earrings by way of clothes.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak Harriette McDougall
  • Ambat always repeats what limo says, so I do not know how much is her own: she is limo's sister.

    Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak Harriette McDougall
British Dictionary definitions for limo

limo

/ˈlɪməʊ/
noun (pl) -mos
1.
(informal) short for limousine
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Word Origin and History for limo
n.

abbreviation of limousine, by 1959, American English.

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Slang definitions & phrases for limo

limo

noun

A limousine: disapproves of this vast fleet (789 limos) of luxury transportation (1946+)

verb

: Check your reso before you limo to Manhattan

Related Terms

stretch limo

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Related Abbreviations for limo

limo

limousine
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