con·​tem·​po kən-ˈtem-pō How to pronounce contempo (audio)
: contemporary, present-day
contempo music

Examples of contempo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This totally see-through coffee table features zero hardware for sleek arches and curves to match a seamless contempo aesthetic. Micaela Arnett, Rolling Stone, 10 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of contempo was in 1944

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“Contempo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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