[ lee-poh; Chinese lee-baw ]
/ ˈli ˈpoʊ; Chinese ˈli ˈbɔ /
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a.d. 701?–762, Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty.
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Also (Pinyin) Li Bo [lee-baw] /ˈli ˈbɔ/ .
Also called Li Tai Po, Li Tai Bo [lee-tahy-baw] /ˈli ˈtaɪ ˈbɔ/ .
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Other definitions for Li Po (2 of 3)
a combining form meaning “fat,” used in the formation of compound words: lipolysis.
Also especially before a vowel, lip-.
Origin of lipo-1
Combining form representing Greek lípos fat
Other definitions for Li Po (3 of 3)
a combining form meaning “lacking,” “leaving,” used in the formation of compound words: lipography.
Origin of lipo-2
<Greek, combining form of lip-, weak stem of leípein to leave, be lacking; see -o-
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How to use Li Po in a sentence
Toy paint pot in form of moccasin, -kosh-na-kia w-kwi-po-tcha-te h-li-po-kia t-tsa-na.Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained|James Stevenson
Li Po began by wandering about the country, until at length, with five other tippling poets, he retired to the mountains.
By and by Li Po reached the capital, and on the strength of his poetry was introduced to the Emperor as a banished angel.
As time went on, Li Po fell a victim to intrigue, and left the Court in disgrace.
In Li Po it results only in endless restatement of obvious facts.The Poet Li Po|Arthur Waley
British Dictionary definitions for Li Po (1 of 3)
/ (ˈlɪpəʊ, ˈlaɪpəʊ) /
informal short for liposuction
British Dictionary definitions for Li Po (2 of 3)
/ (ˈliː ˈtaɪ ˈpəʊ) /
?700–762 ad, Chinese poet. His lyrics deal mostly with wine, nature, and women and are remarkable for their imagery
British Dictionary definitions for Li Po (3 of 3)
before a vowel lip-
fat or fattylipoprotein
Word Origin for lipo-
from Greek lipos fat
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