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

Examples of camo in a Sentence

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Lee donned a camo green-colored shirt with gray sweatpants and black and white sneakers. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 22 July 2023 Clad in camo shorts and a backwards black baseball cap, and wearing white and yellow boxing gloves on his hands, Hemsworth continues to trade three-punch combos with Blanco. Cara Lynn Shultz, Peoplemag, 21 Aug. 2023 He was last seen wearing a blue-plaid shirt, beige pants, a camo baseball cap and black shoes, according to the police statement. oregonlive, 18 July 2023 In the poolside pics, Jenner holds Aire while wearing a black leather miniskirt, white t-shirt, silver jewelry, and a camo baseball cap, her long hair pulled back in a low bun. Glamour, 15 July 2023 Or, add these camo leggings to your Amazon cart for a trendy look that's easy to style, both in and out of the gym—they're 39 percent off right now. Samantha Jones, Women's Health, 11 July 2023 Hale then approaches a side door, dressed in camo pants and a vest and shoots out a glass door to gain entry to the school. Kirsten Fiscus, USA TODAY, 3 Apr. 2023 Her most recent IG Story outfit revived a surprising trend with a stylish twist — fans were treated to a mirror selfie of the model hiding her face under a camo trucker hat. Hannah Oh, Seventeen, 21 Mar. 2023 The Princess of Wales geared up in camouflage apparel for the engagement, wearing a camo sports coat, olive green pants, dark brown lace-up boots, and a military green knit beanie. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 8 Mar. 2023
The shoe has a simple design, with clean, minimalist lines, meaning that designers can really put their stamp (read: camo motif) on it. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 8 Feb. 2024 Someone had duct taped two blankets and a shower curtain around the victim’s body then put a white garbage bag and a green camo backpack over his head, police said. Olivia Lloyd, Charlotte Observer, 25 Jan. 2024 Blackpink’s Lisa shared selfies from a beach, wearing a floppy, camo Celine hat along with her sunshine yellow Louis Vuitton bikini. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 6 Jan. 2024 Shoppers have their choice between 30 hues and patterns, including neutral basics like beige and black and spanning to statement-making options like firework print, florals, gray camo, or wild cheetah spots. Olivia Young, Travel + Leisure, 1 Jan. 2024 The latest collection features paneled black short one pieces, camo, and neon green shirts with a collaborative swoosh logo at the chest, and black and camo windbreakers for a brisk run. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 6 Oct. 2023 Garner has also worn Alo Yoga’s camo leggings, which are the most expensive of the bunch. Alyssa Grabinski, Peoplemag, 25 Dec. 2023 At Coach, the mini pink backpacks had subtle logo work on them; Louis Vuitton showed a leather backpack in a digitized camo print; The Row even put forward a stealthily luxurious croc leather style. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 27 Nov. 2023 For more everyday clothes, Abercrombie faves, like this camo hoodie are discounted too. Malia Griggs, Glamour, 27 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History



by shortening & alteration

First Known Use


1980, in the meaning defined above


1980, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of camo was in 1980

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“Camo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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