noun (plural oppos)British • informal
- A colleague or friend: an old oppo of mineMore example sentences
- The story line has Carlyle fighting for survival in MI5 after a row with her oppo in France.
- We could have stayed longer but we had some oppos waiting shoreside and they wanted to continue the dockyard tour.
- However, she was caught one night after hours trying to get back into barracks - her oppo had failed to unlatch the window.
1930s: abbreviation of opposite number.
- Short for opposition research: they are doing extensive oppo, looking over her public financial records, getting copies of her divorce papersMore example sentences
- The election was only on Sunday but already these oppo guys are at each other's throats.
- Since he's only been in the Senate five years, the GOP oppo team will have less of a record to mine.
- There needs to be greater integration between these campaigns and online volunteers, doing oppo and raising cash.