Origin of coco
- a river rising in N Nicaragua and flowing NE along the Nicaragua-Honduras border to the Caribbean Sea. About 300 miles (485 km) long.
- Ga·bri·elle [ga-bree-el] /ga briˈɛl/, Coco, 1882–1971, French fashion designer.
Examples from the Web for coco
Contemporary Examples of coco
The assimilation-fiend, Coco Conners (Teyonah Parris), harbors shame over her dark skin and black-sounding name, Colandrea.‘Dear White People’: How An Ex-Publicist’s Twitter Became One of the Year’s Most Important Films
October 30, 2014
This has occurred with bean bag chairs, children's sweaters, and the Coco The Monkey Teething Toy.9-Year Old With an Uzi? America Is Tougher on Toys Than Guns
August 28, 2014
I ask Cox who sang it, and the answer surprised me: it was Coco, her 9-year-old daughter from her marriage to David Arquette.Courteney Cox Gets Personal About Her Directorial Debut, ‘Just Before I Go’
April 29, 2014
It's this loyalty that has led girls like Sara Ziff, Charlotte Waters, and Coco Rocha to speak out.Anderson Cooper Was Propositioned by a Photographer as a Child Model
April 2, 2014
Just as there was only one Coco Chanel, there was and is only one Michael Jordan.How Sneaker Culture Conquered the World
March 16, 2014
Historical Examples of coco
I wonder if Bert's had anything to eat since he got the wallop on the coco?
And yet Cameron gave Bert a crack on the coco and stole the code message!
He was the man who would not have your little 'coco' friend—disposed of.Jack O' Judgment
"Not too quickly," said M. Vulfran, when she touched Coco with the end of her whip.Nobody's Girl
After that biff on the coco I only wanted some place to crawl into.The Pagan Madonna
Word Origin for coco
- Gabrielle (ɡabriɛl), known as Coco Chanel. 1883–1971, French couturière and perfumer, who created "the little black dress" and the perfume Chanel No. 5
"palm tree," mid-16c., from Spanish and Portuguese coco "grinning face," on resemblance of the three holes at the base of the shell to a human face. The earlier word for it was the Latinized form cocus, which sometimes was anglicized as cocos.
Paris fashion house, founded by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel (1883-1971), French fashion designer and perfumier, who opened her first shop in 1909. The perfume Chanel No. 5 debuted in 1921.