promo

[ proh-moh ]
/ ˈproʊ moʊ /
Informal.

noun, plural pro·mos.

adjective

of, relating to, or involving the promotion of a product, event, etc.; promotional.

verb (used with object), pro·moed, pro·mo·ing.


Nearby words

  1. promisingly,
  2. promisor,
  3. promissory,
  4. promissory note,
  5. promnesia,
  6. promonarchist,
  7. promonocyte,
  8. promontory,
  9. promote,
  10. promoter

Origin of promo

1960–65; by shortening; cf. -o

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British Dictionary definitions for promo

promo

/ (ˈprəʊməʊ) /

noun plural -mos

  1. informal something that is used to promote a product,
  2. (as modifier)a promo video

Word Origin for promo

C20: shortened from promotion

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Word Origin and History for promo

promo

n.

1958 (in "Billboard" headlines), shortening of promotion in the sense "advertising, publicity."

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