amigo

noun
ami·​go | \ə-ˈmē-(ˌ)gō, ä-\
plural amigos

Definition of amigo 

: friend

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Synonyms & Antonyms for amigo

Synonyms

alter ego, buddy, chum, compadre, comrade, confidant, confidante, crony, familiar, friend, intimate, mate [chiefly British], musketeer, pal

Antonyms

enemy, foe

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Examples of amigo in a Sentence

is it all right if I bring my amigo Ben to the party?

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But really our friendship deepened in our travels together around the world with amigo Lindsey Graham. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Read the Full Transcript of Former Senator Joe Lieberman's Speech at John McCain's Memorial Service," 1 Sep. 2018 Boí Taüll Ski Resort Spain and skiing might not seem like natural amigos, but the Catalan Pyrenees could pull off a credible version of the Winter Olympics. Gemma Askham, Condé Nast Traveler, "5 Best Day Trips from Barcelona," 4 Mar. 2018 Sempre vou contar aos meus amigos, filhos e família que tive o prazer de celebrar gols e títulos ao seu lado. SI.com, "Neymar Posts Heartfelt Tribute Following Andres Iniesta's Barcelona Exit Announcement," 28 Apr. 2018 Se te echará de menos, amigo Beyond what happened on the pitch, last night's will be remembered as Iniesta's Clásico. SI.com, "PHOTO: Sergio Ramos Posts Tribute to Andres Iniesta After Getting Barça Legend's Last Clasico Shirt," 8 May 2018 Quando eu e meu amigo @leomessi nos unimos grandes coisas acontecem! SI.com, "Neymar Reveals How a Rousing Half Time Talk From Lionel Messi Helped Him Settle in at Barcelona," 16 Apr. 2018 Quando eu e meu amigo @leomessi nos unimos grandes coisas acontecem! SI.com, "Neymar Reveals How a Rousing Half Time Talk From Lionel Messi Helped Him Settle in at Barcelona," 16 Apr. 2018 Quando eu e meu amigo @leomessi nos unimos grandes coisas acontecem! SI.com, "'Stay Tuned': PSG Star Neymar Teases Future Lionel Messi Reunion With Cryptic Instagram Post," 9 Apr. 2018 Fitting right in with blind mice, musketeers, stooges, little pigs, & amigos. Leanna Commins, Cosmopolitan, "13 Things to Know About Erin Hamlin, Team USA's Medal-Winning Luger," 8 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of amigo

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amigo

Spanish, from Latin amicus — more at amiable

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