- an introduction.
- the introductory passage of a piece for a jazz or dance band.
Origin of intro
- a prefix, meaning “inwardly,” “within,” occurring in loanwords from Latin (introspection); occasionally used in the formation of new words (introjection).
Origin of intro-
Related Words for introdebut, installation, opening, addition, presentation, inauguration, launch, initiation, preface, establishment, influx, introduction, prologue, foreword, begin, institute, trigger, inaugurate, open, commence
Examples from the Web for intro
Contemporary Examples of intro
Part of the short version was used as an intro to the Nirvana single “Love Buzz,” and is referred to as “Buzz Cut.”Kurt Cobain’s Moody 1988 Mixtape: A Wormhole into the Strange Mind of a Rock Legend
November 3, 2014
MAYOR TAYLOR INTRO Ivy R. Taylor, Mayor of San AntonioLearn more: Watch the full introduction.Lone Star Leaders
October 24, 2014
Furthermore, we are removing the ‘You've got she-mail’ intro from new episodes of the series.RuPaul’s ‘She-Mail’ Exits Drag Race
April 14, 2014
It was Boyce who came up with the idea for the intro to the Mark Levin Show.Radio’s Mark Levin Might Be the Most Powerful Conservative You Never Heard Of
October 19, 2013
The ad included an intro from Stevens' family explaining his decision to endorse Murowski.GOP Struggles in Senate
October 16, 2010
Historical Examples of intro
Sequere hac igitur me intro in lectum, ut sedes lassitudinem.Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi
Plautus Titus Maccius
"I beg—your pardon," he said haltingly, "have I ever—been intro—" Suddenly his eyes closed, a frown gathered on his forehead.The Right of Way, Complete
Intro—within, into; intro-vert, to turn within; intro-duce, to lead into.English Grammar in Familiar Lectures
- informal short for introduction
- in, into, or inwardintrovert
Word Origin for intro-
Word Origin and History for intro
short for introduction, attested from 1923.
word-forming element, from Latin intro "on the inside, within, to the inside," from PIE *en-t(e)ro-, suffixed form of preposition *en "in" (see in).
- In; into:intromission.