- to try out or exhibit the use of (a product, process, or the like): You can demo the game without downloading or buying it.
- to record (a song) to demonstrate the merits of the song or performer.
Origin of demo
- a member of the Democratic Party; Democrat.
Origin of Demo
- a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “people” (democratic); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (demography).
Origin of demo-
Examples from the Web for demo
In any case, that the American demo teams failed at Omaha because of heavy casualties is a fact.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day
November 15, 2014
Its premiere episode attracted 2.2 million viewers and 1.6 demo in the coveted 18-49 age demographic.The Shocking Rise and Fall of ‘Honey Boo Boo’
October 24, 2014
It was a slight dip in the demo or a slight dip in the total audience.‘Outnumbered’: The Making of a Fox News Hit
October 13, 2014
I played that demo for them on my phone and they laughed out loud.‘Phineas and Ferb’ Pilot Disney’s Premier Voyage into ‘Star Wars’
July 25, 2014
We run chromexperiments.com, we create a lot of demo hacks, art projects, and other things.Hanging Out With the Minds Behind Google Doodles and Chrome Experiments
May 5, 2014
This word comes from the Abracadabra: "demo," lungs; "crazy," to rule; hence, to rule by caloric.The Roycroft Dictionary
On the other side the rock rises sheer and steep, and in it is hollowed out a semi-circular cistern called the Demo.A Spring Walk in Provence
Debra finished up and stepped off the stage to a polite round of applause, and they started the demo.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom
before a vowel dem-
- indicating people or populationdemography
Word Origin and History for demo
short for demonstration (tape, disc, etc.). Music recording given out for promotional purposes, 1963. The word was used earlier to mean "a public political demonstration" (1936).