combo

noun com·bo \ ˈkäm-(ˌ)bō \
Updated on: 13 Jan 2018

Definition of combo

plural combos
1 : a usually small jazz or dance band
2 informal : combination
  • an appealing color combo

Examples of combo in a Sentence

  1. The carpet design comes in three different color combos.

Recent Examples of combo from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'combo.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Origin and Etymology of combo

combination + 1-o


COMBO Defined for English Language Learners

combo

noun

Definition of combo for English Language Learners

  • : a small musical group that plays jazz or dance music

  • : a combination of different things


Learn More about combo


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up combo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to lessen the seriousness or strength of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's That From? A Word Origin Quiz

  • turris-babel-by-athanasius-kircher
  • What language gave the word robot to English?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!