Origin of demos
Definition for demos (2 of 3)
noun, plural dem·os.
verb (used with object), dem·oed, dem·o·ing.
Origin of demo
Definition for demos (3 of 3)
noun, plural Dem·os. Informal.
Origin of Demo
Examples from the Web for demos
So he had demos made and touted them round the record companies; he pleaded and spieled and harangued.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers|Nik Cohn|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I do karaoke singing, and I write songs a lot, and I do demos and sing them.
The latter will now go head to head with Fox's Fringe, a risky proposition given the overlap in demos.TV Upfronts 2012: NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, and the CW Announce Schedules|Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez|May 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He is Senior Fellow at Demos, a non-partisan national think tank.
Dylan duly made his demos, and they made the rounds—only he also released his own records of the songs he wrote.
He's hopelessly behind the times, of course, because Demos is in fetters now.Non-combatants and Others|Rose Macaulay
When the crowd heard the words of Demos there was a great shouting and clapping of hands.
At the same time she knows that Demos has the last word, and she spends her time in the old see-saw between threats and cajolery.The Coryston Family|Mrs. Humphry Ward
Demos became a most attentive listener and he liked the tack the carpenter was on.
We know that the chorus-leader was a public officer, appointed by the demos, and had to be over forty years old.Aristotle and Ancient Educational Ideals|Thomas Davidson
British Dictionary definitions for demos (1 of 2)
Word Origin for demos
British Dictionary definitions for demos (2 of 2)
noun plural -os informal
Word Origin and History for demos
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).