typo

[ tahy-poh ]
/ ˈtaɪ poʊ /

noun, plural ty·pos. Informal.

Origin of typo

1890–95; shortened form; see -o

Definition for typo (2 of 3)

typo-


a combining form representing type in compound words: typography, typology.
Compare -type.

Definition for typo (3 of 3)

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British Dictionary definitions for typo (1 of 2)

typo

/ (ˈtaɪpəʊ) /

noun plural -pos

informal a typographical errorAlso called (Brit): literal

British Dictionary definitions for typo (2 of 2)

typo.

typog.


abbreviation for

variants of typ.
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Word Origin and History for typo

typo


n.

1816, short for typographer; 1892 as short for typographical error (see typography).

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