a combining form meaning “world,” “universe,” used in the formation of compound words: cosmography; in contemporary usage, sometimes representing Russian kosmo-, it may mean “outer space,” “space travel,” or “cosmic ray”: cosmonaut.
- Also especially before a vowel, cosm-.
- Compare astro-.
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How to use cosmo- in a sentence
Actually, Brown lost the Senate race to Democrat incumbent Jean Shaheen because Scott once posed nude for Cosmo.
“Yes, you will find it,” Cosmo assures readers, promising to help them “reap the blissful benefits” upon discovering the region.The Truth About Female Orgasms: Look to the Clitoris, Not the Vagina | Lizzie Crocker | October 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“I could have taken the pill, but I wanted to do the one that women were most afraid of,” she told Cosmo.
She describes Coles, along with Cosmo Executive Editor Leslie Yazel, as “smart and funny, no nonsense, true to her word.”Joanna Coles: Why Cosmopolitan Does Sexy and Serious So Well | Lloyd Grove | August 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We started off with the “Kinky Jockey,” which Cosmo ranks at a difficulty of two out of five hearts.I Tried Cosmo’s Lesbian Sex Tips and They Were Terrible | Samantha Allen | July 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There lived a man for whom Catherine cared more than for any of her children; his name was Cosmo Ruggiero.
Certain remarkable antecedents warranted the power which Cosmo Ruggiero retained over his mistress to her last hour.
Ruggiero the elder was so highly valued by the Medici that the two dukes, Cosmo and Lorenzo, stood godfathers to his two sons.
The place has been noted for its hospitality and for its many guests, from the days of Cosmo de' Medici to those of our late King.The Cornwall Coast | Arthur L. Salmon
He had settled an incipient strike in the 'limes' departments, originated by Mr. Cosmo Clark's views about lighting.The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for cosmo-
indicating the world or universe: cosmology; cosmonaut; cosmography
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