noun, plural lim·os. Informal.

a limousine.

Origin of limo

1965–70 Americanism; by shortening; see -o Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of limo

Historical Examples of limo

  • Limo's brother and uncle came this week from Sarebas—two fine, tall men, with only chawats and earrings by way of clothes.

  • Limo was delighted; she would have gone away with them in their great boat if I had allowed her.

  • Ambat always repeats what Limo says, so I do not know how much is her own: she is Limo's sister.

British Dictionary definitions for limo


noun plural -mos

informal short for limousine
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Word Origin and History for limo

abbreviation of limousine, by 1959, American English.

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