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vigoro Line breaks: vig¦oro
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪɡ(ə)rəʊ/

Definition of vigoro in English:


[mass noun]
An Australian team ball game combining elements of cricket and baseball, traditionally played by women.
Example sentences
  • "I learnt how to play vigoro in primary school sometime before the war," she said.


1930s: apparently from vigorous.

Words that rhyme with vigoro

Prospero • Cicero • in utero

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