[ cheyn-joh ]
/ ˈtʃeɪn dʒoʊ /
verb (used without object)
change at once (usually used imperatively, as in a magician's command).
a change occurring suddenly and as if by magic: There is always an element of presto chango in international relations.
Origin of presto chango
rhyming alteration of change
Words nearby presto chango
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Example sentences from the Web for presto chango
By simply saying those nine simple words we can magically claim anything for Islam, presto-chango.
Then Mrs. Spider came along, and she spun some glossy silk web over the places where the seams were, and presto-chango!Lulu, Alice and Jimmie Wibblewobble|Howard R. Garis