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Lego Line breaks: Lego
Pronunciation: /ˈlɛɡəʊ/

Definition of Lego in English:


[mass noun] trademark
A construction toy consisting of interlocking plastic building blocks: pieces of Lego a vast Lego collection
More example sentences
  • Slowly, you take a few pieces of Lego and stick them together, as you once did as a child.
  • But anyone who hasn't looked at Lego toys since his or her own childhood is in for a rude shock.
  • As most geeks know, playing with Lego is superb training in math and geometry.


1950s: from Danish leg godt 'play well', from lege 'to play'.

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