Definition of rando in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrandəʊ/
US informal

noun (plural randos)

A person one does not know, especially one regarded as odd, suspicious, or engaging in socially inappropriate behaviour: some rando asked to take her photo getting yelled at by randos doesn’t bother me
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  • Don't ever take anything from some rando on the streets of Gotham.
  • They're not going to believe that this blonde chick was just a rando, and an innocent rando at that.
  • It's no longer just the randos or long-lost childhood acquaintances who show up on your FB feed.


short for random (sense 2 of the adjective). I don’t want some rando dude on the street telling me he thinks I’m hot on a rando Sunday I was looking for a place to chill with some friends
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  • Regina answered a few questions and a rando lady ran into the room and put a baby in her lap.
  • It's about some rando guy who lives in a cabin even though he doesn't appear to serve any point on the show.
  • The family is so big because the dad, Mike, kind of gets married to some rando woman who has three kids of her own.


Early 21st century: shortening of random.

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