noun, plural cam·e·os.
verb (used without object)
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This roommate comedy, which aired for seven seasons on Fox, is funny, sweet and once featured a cameo by Prince.Nostalgic for good, old-fashioned network TV? Here are 15 shows you can stream, from ‘The Office’ to ‘Cheers’|Bethonie Butler|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Stefanski will take the reins back from cameo head coach and usual special teams coordinator Mike Priefer, a native Clevelander who owns the most unusual 1-0 record in NFL history.Browns shake off their history, secure first playoff win since 1995|Adam Kilgore, Des Bieler|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
Though the insider musical-theater jokes are fun — Priscilla Lopez, for instance, makes a cameo to send up her own performance in the original “A Chorus Line” — more attention must be paid to the basics of plot development.
There’s humor and drama and headaches galore, not to mention celebrity cameos and more than one trip to the Titanic.A journey to the bottom of the oceans — all five of them|Lucinda Robb|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
His rebooted life has included acting on the big screen, most notably a memorable cameo in “The Hangover,” and on Broadway in “Undisputed Truth,” a one-man production starring Tyson that his wife wrote and Spike Lee directed.Mike Tyson fought for the first time in 15 years. So much had changed.|Gene Wang|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
How did you wrangle Nicole Kidman for her hilarious cameo in the movie?Stephen Merchant Talks ‘Hello Ladies’ movie, the Nicole Kidman Cameo, and Legacy of ‘The Office’|Marlow Stern|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tarantino would later cast Chiba in a cameo as legendary sword maker Hattori Hanzo in Kill Bill: Vol.The Secrets of ‘Pulp Fiction’: 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie on Its 20th Anniversary|Marlow Stern|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
[Laughs] I was down there watching him for a while—I did a cameo with him at the end of the film—and he was very funny.R.L. Stine’s Secret to Scaring the Crap Out of Kids|Kevin Fallon|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I went to Siena, which was cast as Perugia, for a cameo role as a television journalist in the film.What It's Like to Watch Kate Beckinsale Play You in a Movie|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The film stars Michael Parks, Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment, and features a cameo by Johnny Depp.Watch the Best Footage From Comic-Con ‘14: ‘Interstellar,’ ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Batman v Superman,’ More|Marlow Stern|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is a cameo head of Elizabeth, cut in a sardonyx, and set in a gold ring, enamelled at the back.
Among the monkish loot at St. Albans was an ancient cameo herewith reproduced.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
The intaglio work on this side is not equal to that in cameo, on the other.Scarabs|Isaac Myer
His arms were about the lithe figure, drawing her close when he became aware of the clean-carven cameo face so near him.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell
A cameo dropped in one place, a clay figure of Minerva set up in another, completed the picture.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman
British Dictionary definitions for cameo
noun plural cameos
- a medallion, as on a brooch or ring, with a profile head carved in relief
- (as modifier)a cameo necklace
- a single and often brief dramatic scene played by a well-known actor or actress in a film or television play
- (as modifier)a cameo role
- a short literary work or dramatic sketch
- (as modifier)a cameo sketch