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[in-foh]
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noun Informal.
  1. information.

Origin of info

First recorded in 1910–15; by final shortening
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  • "But they'll ask why we didn't radio the info, sir," said Jones uneasily.

    The Dope on Mars

    John Michael Sharkey

  • "Perhaps we got the info from Bulldog Carney, there," and Jerry laughed.

    Bulldog Carney

    W. A. Fraser

  • They were doped to the ears, and sometimes you can get info from them right quick.

  • He looked up when Hugh came in, tore the paper into fragments, and tossed them info the waste-basket.

    The Plastic Age

    Percy Marks

  • When it has come to a boil, mix a table-spoonful of flour in three table-spoonfuls of milk, and stir it info the boiling liquid.


British Dictionary definitions for info

info1

noun
  1. informal short for information

info2

the internet domain name for
  1. an information provider
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Word Origin and History for info

n.

1906, short for information.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper