/ (ˈmjuːzəʊ) /
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noun plural musos slang
British derogatory a musician, esp a pop musician, regarded as being overconcerned with technique rather than musical content or expression
Australian any musician, esp a professional one
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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Example sentences from the Web for muso
The famous Muso emerald mines are located in the western part of Boyac.
El sub la kanapo la muso kuris sub la liton, kaj nun ĝi kuras sub la lito.The Esperanto Teacher|Helen Fryer
El sub la kanapo la muso kuris sub la liton, kaj dum ĝi kuradis sub la lito, la kato ĝin ekkaptis.