Origin of emo
Examples from the Web for emo
But despite all the chatter about Weezer's influence—about nerd rock, or emo, or whatever—I don't really hear it.Remembering Weezer’s ‘The Blue Album,’ A Garage Rock Classic, on Its 20th Anniversary|Andrew Romano|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This was, we must remember, despite the forgettable movie Spider-Man 3, more than just an emo haircut and Devo dance moves.
There are teenagers and baby boomers, hipsters and emo kids.
But a rivalry is brewing between the he-men and a new crop of “emo” super-dudes headed for screens next year.
A new crop of machismo-challenged heroes—call them the “emo” super-dudes—is headed for screens next year.
The garrison fought bravely: Emo, their commander, with a handful of men resisted to the last.
Emo non quod opus est, sed quod necesse est; quod non opus est, asse carum est.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes|Ludwig Dderlein
Emo humbled the Bey of Tunis, cleared the seas, and died at Malta in 1792.
I fancy that this chief is the fellow whom you heard of, Ralph, at the Island of Emo.The Coral Island|R. M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for emo
- a type of music combining traditional hard rock with personal and emotional lyrics
- (as modifier)emo bands