limo

[ lim-oh ]
/ ˈlɪm oʊ /
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noun, plural lim·os. Informal.

a limousine.

Nearby words

  1. limn,
  2. limner,
  3. limnetic,
  4. limnology,
  5. limnophilous,
  6. limoges,
  7. limonene,
  8. limonite,
  9. limonitic,
  10. limousin

Origin of limo

1965–70 Americanism; by shortening; see -o

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British Dictionary definitions for limo

limo

/ (ˈlɪməʊ) /

noun plural -mos

informal short for limousine
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Word Origin and History for limo

limo

n.

abbreviation of limousine, by 1959, American English.

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