- a friend, especially a male friend.
Origin of amigo
Related Words for amigocrony, cohort, comrade, sidekick, buddy, associate, chum, confidante, brother, companion, mate, bud, partner, confidant, pal, ally, cobber
Examples from the Web for amigo
Historical Examples of 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 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).