amigo

noun
ami·​go | \ ə-ˈmē-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce amigo (audio) , ä- \
plural amigos

Definition of amigo

informal
: friend Special amigos Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston check out the sights in Granada, Spain.Cosmopolitan … what's a few billion among amigos?— William Greider

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Examples of amigo in a Sentence

is it all right if I bring my amigo Ben to the party?
Recent Examples on the Web That fish — Portugal’s fiel amigo, or faithful friend — is still salted and dried here, though it is now pulled from Norwegian waters. Washington Post, 9 Mar. 2022 Forget who killed Tim Kono (Julian Cihi), the biggest twist in Hulu's murder mystery comedy was the criminally delightful chemistry between veteran comedic partners Martin Short and Steve Martin and their unexpected third amigo, Selena Gomez. Ew Staff, EW.com, 27 Dec. 2021 The summits abruptly ended after that since Obama's successor, President Donald Trump, had no interest in being anybody's amigo, as his campaign based on insulting Mexicans and an outrageous sulk at the G7 summit in Canada made quite clear. Stephen Collinson, CNN, 18 Nov. 2021 The Kentucky Rain cocktail is made with Casamigos tequila, the brand founded by George and his amigo Rande Gerber, and sold to Diageo in 2017 for a whopping $700 million. Patti Nickell, chicagotribune.com, 25 July 2019 Dos amigos ganan un concurso con un carro que ellos mismos están armando en su trabajo y le llaman ''Satán’’. (NR) 1 hr. 25 mins. Los Angeles Times, 11 Aug. 2019 Un médico convertido en pistolero deja pendiente la venganza contra el hombre que huyó con su novia para ayudar a un amigo. Los Angeles Times, 11 Aug. 2019 Your barrio, your amigos and amigas, your whole race, nation of origin, culture and rowdy neighbors, are all your gente. Bianca Sanchez, chicagotribune.com, 2 July 2019 But really our friendship deepened in our travels together around the world with amigo Lindsey Graham. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 1 Sep. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of amigo

1813, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amigo

borrowed from Spanish, going back to Latin amīcus — more at amiable

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“Amigo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amigo. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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