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 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, "Kentucky resort parks serve up authentic, regional eats along the state’s culinary trail," 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, "Here are the feature and TV films airing the week of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019," 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, "Here are the feature and TV films airing the week of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019," 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, "‘A stranger in my own community’: Mixed feelings as young Latinos move back to gentrifying Chicago neighborhoods," 2 July 2019 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

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First Known Use of amigo

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amigo

Spanish, from Latin amicus — more at amiable

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The first known use of amigo was in 1830

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“Amigo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amigo. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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