- a brand of plastic blocks that can be locked together, used as a children’s building toy.
- one of these blocks, usually as part of a set.
Origin of LEGO
Examples from the Web for lego
“No,” the clearly annoyed 77-year-old star of The Shawshank Redemption and The Lego Movie told The Daily Beast.Morgan Freeman Gently Slapped My Face
September 19, 2014
LEGO has succeeded in convincing itself and its public that its brand is endearingly and refreshingly neutral.
One easy answer lies in the patrilineal history of LEGO itself.
With this new development, LEGO tacitly undermined its own claims to neutrality.
But why did it take this long for LEGO to create a set of female scientists in the first place?
- trademark a construction toy consisting of plastic bricks and other standardized components that fit together with studs
Word Origin and History for lego
1954, proprietary name (in use since 1934, according to the company), from Danish phrase leg godt "play well." The founder, Ole Kirk Christiansen, didn't realize until later that the word meant "I study" or "I put together" in Latin.