Origin of polo
OTHER WORDS FROM polopo·lo·ist, noun
Words nearby polo
Other definitions for polo (2 of 2)
How to use polo in a sentence
In March 2017, a former Coronado Middle School student reported to school officials that the longtime head high school water polo coach, Randall Burgess, had molested him on the high school campus five years earlier, when he was 13.
I mention this because my water polo successes have been foundational to my career as a physician, and Coach Burgess is one of the most important reasons for my water polo successes.
Her daughter, Brooklyn, still wearing her red school polo, sits in her wheelchair.To Get a Shot at Justice, They Were Forced to Prove Their Disabled Daughter’s Intelligence|by Carol Marbin Miller and Daniel Chang, Miami Herald|June 24, 2021|ProPublica
“You could use 1,000 or 10,000 iBlastoids to discover something, and then you could go and test that discovery in three blastocysts,” said Polo.Scientists Created an Artificial Early Embryo From Human Skin Cells|Shelly Fan|March 23, 2021|Singularity Hub
I like to serve kashk-o bademjan as an appetizer before we settle in for our Nowruz meal of sabzi polo, mahi and kookoo sabzi.How to make your own kashk, a creamy, tangy staple of Iranian cuisine|Naz Deravian|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
The freed hostages streamed into the airport, their white polo shirts and pleated dresses stained with blood.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Harry was in Oman for a charity polo match earlier this week, the Sentebale Polo Cup.Harry Chats With Ginger Spice Geri At F1 In Abu Dhabi|Tom Sykes|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After four years, two trials, an adoption, and multiple jury scandals, polo mogul John Goodman was found guilty of manslaughter.Money, Murder, and Adoption: The Wild Trial of the Polo King|Jacqui Goddard|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For years, polo was the preserve of men—one leading female player even dressed as a man to participate.
“I think polo gets a little bit of a bad rep for the type of people that play,” Goldberg said.
While there the King divided his time between the polo grounds and the public hospital.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
Why back two years ago, I used to visit old Polo Garrett, who had the concession in the menagerie tent, just to get cussed out.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
He bowed gravely and continued to watch the polo with that marvellously youthful interest which was his.With Edged Tools|Henry Seton Merriman
If I can persuade him to store his autos and lay up his yacht and sell off his polo ponies—I'll try it, anyhow.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
So he plays golf and cricket and polo in Trinidad, when, at its mildest, the heat is about equal to our August.Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2|Ida May Hill Starr
British Dictionary definitions for polo (1 of 2)
- a collar on a garment, worn rolled over to fit closely round the neck
- a garment, esp a sweater, with such a collar