\ ˈka-(ˌ)mō How to pronounce camo (audio) \

Definition of camo

 (Entry 1 of 2)


plural camos

Definition of camo (Entry 2 of 2)

: a combination of colors and patterns typical of camouflage also : a camouflage garment or outfit

Examples of camo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective The Boba Fett Key Organizer uses camo nylon paired with an interior of maroon leather, with gunmetal hardware. Anthony Karcz, Forbes, 4 May 2022 The camo hats are part of a military appreciation initiative. Matt Jones, Arkansas Online, 1 May 2022 Details were slim about this photoshoot, but the youngster looked adorable in his camo-print shirt with a gap-toothed smile. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 22 Apr. 2022 Surveillance footage showed him wearing a camo or tactical style pants and jacket, dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, gloves, and a light-colored facemask, state police said. Krista Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 25 Feb. 2022 He was captured on surveillance footage wearing a camo or tactical style pants and jacket, dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, gloves and a light-colored face mask. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 24 Feb. 2022 The camo vintage piece is one of many vintage Dior Saddle bags in the singer’s collection. Vogue, 7 Apr. 2022 His brand A Bathing Ape, founded in 1993, was one of the first truly global streetwear imprints, bringing its camo prints and shooting star sneakers from Tokyo to New York, Paris, Los Angeles, and beyond. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 22 Jan. 2022 Rihanna's Awake trucker hat is in a camo print (one of her faves). Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 10 Feb. 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun One of my favorite products right now is our rebel pants in either camo or solid. Sarah Boyd, Forbes, 8 Mar. 2022 River Jaden Corey was last seen around 10:30 p.m. Thursday wearing a black pullover and camo sweatpants near Stemley Bridge Road in Talladega, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said in the alert. Howard Koplowitz |, al, 25 Mar. 2022 However, a close inspection of messages on the Grecale's camo may offer some clues. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 15 Feb. 2022 Emily Ratajkowski, for example, brought back the Y2K cargo style last week in classic camo while playing with baby Sylvester Apollo Bear in the snow. Sabrina Park, Harper's BAZAAR, 9 Feb. 2022 Drake was wearing a pair of large beige pants with a matching camo print jacket and a white t-shirt. Aimée Lutkin, ELLE, 6 Feb. 2022 Rihanna complemented the bright look with wide-leg camo pants and elevated the whole thing with the Balenciaga x Gucci Knife shoes, which have pointed-toe heels and a dramatic silver embellishment. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 27 Jan. 2022 Emily Ratajkowski wearing a baggy camo pair over the weekend. Alex Kessler, Vogue, 31 Jan. 2022 The coat runs from sizes XXS to 5X and is available in 13 colors, including bright hues, camo prints, and classic neutrals. Isabel Garcia,, 20 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of camo


1980, in the meaning defined above


1980, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for camo


by shortening & alteration

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Last Updated

13 May 2022

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“Camo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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