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primo

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noun pri·mo \ˈprē-(ˌ)mō\

Definition of primo

plural primos

  1. :  the first or leading part (as in a duet or trio)



Origin of primo

Italian, from primo first, from Latin primus


First Known Use: 1792


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primo

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adverb pri·mo \ˈprē-(ˌ)mō, ˈprī-\

Definition of primo

  1. :  in the first place



Origin of primo

Latin, from primus


First Known Use: circa 1901


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primo

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adjective pri·mo \ˈprē-(ˌ)mō\

Simple Definition of primo

  • : of the best quality

Full Definition of primo

slang

  1. :  of the finest quality :  excellent

Examples of primo

  1. I found a primo parking space right out front.

  2. <thanked the volunteers for a really primo job on the parish fund-raiser>



Origin of primo

probably from Italian, chief, first


First Known Use: 1972


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