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combo

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒmbəʊ
 
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Definition of combo in English:

noun (plural combos)

informal
1A small jazz, rock, or pop band.
Example sentences
  • Because, for all of their rock leanings, they are a jazz combo in the best way possible - each player brings a potent set of chops to his respective instrument.
  • Live music at Saturday's event was provided by a 19-piece dance band, two jazz combos and two original 1960s groups.
  • Ironically, the room is so small that one can hardly envision any kind of live band in it, even a small jazz combo like the one that Jones used.
2chiefly North American A combination, typically of different foods: a surf ‘n’ turf combo
More example sentences
  • It can be had a la carte or as part of a combo plate combining the several foods that most of the individual vendors offer.
  • It is because of this tannin that the classic combo of steak and young Bordeaux is such a winner.
  • Today, for example, I had the lunch soup/sandwich combo with a half a chicken pesto and a small cup of the tomato basil soup.
3A guitar amplifier with an integral speaker rather than a separate one.

Origin

1920s (originally US): abbreviation of combination + -o.

Words that rhyme with combo

Negombo

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