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amigo

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Pronunciation: /əˈmiːɡəʊ
 
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Definition of amigo in English:

noun (plural amigos)

North American informal
Used to address or refer to a friend, chiefly in Spanish-speaking areas: I’ll do my best. Adios, amigo
More example sentences
  • He knew that, opened the cage, set us free and said, ‘The sky's the limit, amigos.’
  • Don't forget, amigos, it's a war for talent out there.
  • I have to say, amigos, I was pretty hard up by the time I stumbled onto this plan.

Origin

mid 19th century: Spanish.

Words that rhyme with amigo

ego, Vigo

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