in·​spo ˈin-spō How to pronounce inspo (audio)
: inspiration
We may not have pockets as deep as them and would max out our credit cards if we even tried to re-create their outfits, but we'll always look to celebrities for fashion inspo.Corinne Sullivan
Much like teens today draw inspo from the '90s, teens in the '90s looked before them to the '70s.Julie Sprankles

Examples of inspo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Check it out below, and then visit her sister Kourtney Kardashian Barker’s THR Favorite Things list for additional holiday shopping inspo. Natalie Alcala, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Nov. 2023 For inspo, check out Tom Sandoval’s signature espresso martini recipe here. Anna Tingley, Variety, 16 Nov. 2023 Keep scrolling for more of Hall’s selection of top holiday decorations from Amazon, then watch the livestream for more festive decorating inspo. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2023 Step 3: Define your personal style Curate a Pinterest or mood board for fashion inspo, including a balanced mix of visuals that mirror your daily wear and those that encapsulate your style aspirations. Boutayna Chokrane, Vogue, 27 Oct. 2023 But the cookie inspo doesn’t stop there as Dunkin’ is introducing a new spiced cookie coffee to the holiday lineup. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 1 Nov. 2023 With his light-wash baggy jeans, dark eyeliner, and grandpa cardigans, Cobain brought a softer and more androgynous facet to punk-rock inspo. Boutayna Chokrane, Vogue, 30 Oct. 2023 In fact, Solomon revealed that the Moulin was the direct inspo for Gomez's glam. Kara Nesvig, Allure, 28 Sep. 2023 For outfit inspo, check out Prime Day's clothing deals. Sara Coughlin, SELF, 11 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

2012, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inspo was in 2012

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Cite this Entry

“Inspo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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