[uh-mee-goh, ah-mee-; Spanish ah-mee-gaw]
noun, plural amigos [uh-mee-gohz; Spanish ah-mee-gaws] .
a friend, especially a male friend.

1830–40, Americanism; < Spanish < Latin amīcus Unabridged
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amigo (æˈmiːɡəʊ, ə-)
n , pl -gos
a friend; comrade
[Spanish, from Latin amicus]

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Word Origin & History

"friend, comrade," often a form of address, 1837, Amer.Eng. (first attested in the phrase adios, Amigo), from Sp., lit. "friend," from L. amicus "friend," related to amare "to love" (see Amy).
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Example sentences
Do not project your glaring incompetence on me, amigo.
You're breathing air that hasn't been breathed in thousands of years, amigo.
Amigo scooters and adult strollers are available for visitors with disabilities.
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