combo

noun

com·​bo ˈkäm-(ˌ)bō How to pronounce combo (audio)
plural combos
1
: a usually small jazz or dance band
2
informal : combination
an appealing color combo

Examples of combo in a Sentence

The carpet design comes in three different color combos.
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Word History

Etymology

combination + -o entry 1

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of combo was in 1921

Dictionary Entries Near combo

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“Combo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/combo. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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combo

noun
com·​bo ˈkäm-ˌbō How to pronounce combo (audio)
plural combos
1
: a small jazz or dance band
2
informal : combination

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