- a friend, especially a male friend.
Origin of amigo
Examples from the Web for amigo
Well, amigo, I must look you up something else; but now for dinner.Captain Brand of the "Centipede"
H. A. (Henry Augustus) Wise
But my name, amigo, Henry Allègre had taken from me like all the rest of what I had been once.
Oh, amigo George, my dear fellow-conspirator for the king—the king.
Thou knowest, also, amigo Rafael, that I have been a gatherer of curios.Cabbages and Kings
A few signs, which he well knew how to make, and the word “amigo!”The White Chief
- a friend; comrade
Word Origin and History for amigo
"friend, comrade," often a form of address, 1837, American English (first attested in the phrase adios, Amigo), from Spanish amigo, literally "friend," from Latin amicus "friend," related to amare "to love" (see Amy).