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limo

[lim-oh]
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noun, plural lim·os. Informal.
  1. a limousine.
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Origin of limo

1965–70 Americanism; by shortening; see -o
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  • Limo was delighted; she would have gone away with them in their great boat if I had allowed her.

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

  • 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

limo

noun plural -mos
  1. informal short for limousine
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Word Origin and History for limo

n.

abbreviation of limousine, by 1959, American English.

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