contempo

adjective
con·​tem·​po | \ kən-ˈtem-pō How to pronounce contempo (audio) \

Definition of contempo

: contemporary, present-day contempo music

First Known Use of contempo

1944, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for contempo

contemp(orary) entry 1 + -o entry 1

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“Contempo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contempo. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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