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Definition of the noun amigo

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noun - plural: amigos

  1. a friend or comrade

Alternative definition of the noun amigo


  1. [context: casual term] friend
  2. [context: casual term, mainly California, informal] Mexican


  1. "amigo" a.k.a. "Oldboy" is a 2003 South Korean mystery thriller neo-noir film directed by Park Chan-wook. It is based on the Japanese manga of the same name written by Nobuaki Minegishi and Garon Tsuchiya. Oldboy is the second installment of The Vengeance Trilogy, preceded by Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance and followed by Sympathy for Lady Vengeance.
  2. "Amigo" is a 2010 American-Filipino drama film written and directed by John Sayles. The film takes place in the Philippines in 1900 during the Philippine–American War. It is one of only a small handful of films directed by an American to address the war. The only other notable example is The Real Glory, starring Gary Cooper.
  3. "Amigo" is a 2010 crime and thriller film directed and written by Lars Becker.


  1. "Amigo" is a song written by Yoo Young-jin and performed by the South Korean R&B group Shinee.
  2. "Amigo" is a 1980 reggae song by UK band Black Slate. It reached No.9 in the UK chart. The success of the single emphasized Black Slate's prominence as one of the few UK-grown reggae bands. The single was followed with tours abroad including Europe and New Zealand.
  3. "Amigo" a.k.a. "The Shinee World": "The Shinee World" is the first studio album by South Korean boy band, Shinee. The album was released in South Korea on August 29, 2008. The album includes the lead single "Love Like Oxygen", the promotional single of the same name "The Shinee World", and their previous single "Replay", which was the lead single from their mini-album, Replay.
  4. "Amigo" is the title of the fifth studio album released by American country music singer David Ball. It was released in 2001 on the Dualtone Records label. The album produced a hit single in "Riding with Private Malone", which reached #2 on the Billboard country charts and #36 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming his first Top 40 hit since "Look What Followed Me Home" in 1995. Despite the success of the lead-off single, however, neither of the two follow-ups — "She Always Talked About Mexico" and "Whenever You Come Back to Me" — charted. The track "Texas Echo" is a re-recording of a song which Ball originally recorded on his 1989 self-titled debut.
    • genre: Country
    • released in (15 years ago)
  5. "Amigo" is a 1976 album by Arlo Guthrie. It is his ninth album. The album peaked #133 in the US Billboard 200 charts.
    • genre: Folk music
    • released on (39 years ago)
  6. "Amigo" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  7. "Amigo" is a musical album of Milton Nascimento.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  8. "Amigo" is a musical album of Combo Dance Band & Siiri Känd.
    • released in (12 years ago)
  9. "Amigo" is a musical album of Black Slate.
    • released in (36 years ago)
  10. "Amigo" is a musical album of Edgardo Cardozo & Juan Quintero.
  11. "Amigo" is a musical single of Quickspace.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  12. "Amigo" is a musical album of Combo Latino.


Who is Amigo?

Amigo a.k.a. Gilbert Roland was a Mexican-born American film actor.


  1. Amigo is a French and Western cuisine restaurant in Hong Kong. It was created by owner Yeung Wing Chung and his staff. Yeung's wife came up with the Spanish name Amigo, meaning "friend". It is located on Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley. Some of their signature dishes include: scallop chowder, bisque d' escargot, lamb chops, Mongolian beef filet and warmed salted ox-tongue with mesclun salad.
  2. Amigo is a record label.
  3. Amigo a.k.a. Amigo! is a record label.


Amigo a.k.a. Amigo, West Virginia: Amigo is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. The community is located on West Virginia Route 16 at the confluence of the Guyandotte River and Winding Gulf.


Amigo is a game show for kids in Norway. The host is Stian Barsnes Simonsen, who is also the host for Melodi Grand Prix Junior with Nadia Hasouni. Amigo has an individual named The Soundeffect-man. The format consists of three teams, with two children each. The children make their own version of the Amigo theme song, which they then sing. The show is recorded in the NRK studio in Oslo, Norway.

Phrases with Amigo

  1. Amigo Stardrum
  2. On Your Horse, Amigo

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amigo

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Google previewIntraoperative Imaging and Image-Guided Therapy (2014)

by Ferenc Jolesz

AMIGO is the physical manifestation of the NCIGT mission. It is a not only an operating suite, but the test bed for research and the proving ground for this vision. Above all, the AMIGO will provide a sophisticated, fully integrated image- guided ...

Google previewOriental America and Its Problems (1903)

by Theodore Williams Noyes

For the genuine amigo is the protecting and uplifting hand ; for the irreconcilable and treacherous is the blow of the mailed fist. CRllELTIES IN FILIPINO WARFARE. There has been in 1902 much discussion of the character of the conduct by ...

Google previewThe Grateful Dead in Concert (2010)

Essays on Live Improvisation by Jim Tuedio, Stan Spector

Cristian Amigo is an award-winning composer and musician, one of a current generation of new music artists concerned with challenging the artistic and social hierarchies between Western art music (classical and jazz) and all music. Known ...

Google previewThe Mediterranean In The Age Of Globalization

Migration, Welfare, And Borders by Natalia Ribas Mateos

Amigo is a branch of the Spanish company Telefonica based in Morocco and in fourteen other countries, mainly in Latin America. The branch in Tangier is an interesting case, since it represents a way of delocalizing services in addition to all ...

Google previewDynamic Systems Biology Modeling and Simulation (2015)

by Joseph DiStefano III

AMIGO is a highly sophisticated package designed for dynamic system model quantification, optimization and experiment design. It supports nonlinear dynamic system models in mathematical formats, using a simple syntax, C, FORTRAN or ...

Google previewExtended Lives (2006)

The African Immigrant Experience in Philadelphia: a Balch Institute Community Profile by Leigh Swigart (au)

Amigo is the largest African-owned food market in Philadelphia, specializing in African, Caribbean, and Spanish food products. The market also carries phone cards, cosmetics, fresh produce, African newspapers and magazines, as well as ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mexican American Proverbs (1987)

by Mark Glazer

El mas amigo es traidor y el ma's verdadero miente. Translation or Interpretation: ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Brussels (2015)

by Paul F. State

AMIGO. The Amigo is the name of a street, a former prison, and a hotel in Brussels. The rue de l'Amigo was originally called Boterpotstraat after “Boterpot” ( butter pot), the popular name of an adjacent building that sported a large, bulbous ...

Google previewDictionary of European Proverbs (2012)

by Emanuel Strauss

amigo en la adversidad es amigo de verdad b) el amigo que no presta el cuchillo que no corta que se pierda ...

Google previewDictionary & Grammar of the Easter Island Language

mi amigo enfermo esta trad. Mi amigo esta enfermo. ku hakapúpa á áu lit. afiebrado estoy yo trad. Estoy afiebrado. 109. En el lenguaje corriente se pierde la forma de participio, acercándose más a la de ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English and Romance Languages Equivalent Proverbs

by Teodor Flonta

Amigo velho vale mais que o dinheiro. R. Un prieten face mai multdecâto pungă de galbeni. Cf. A FRIEND in the market is better than money in the chest. 1124 E. A FRIEND in need is a friend indeed. F. Au besoin on connaît l'ami.

Google previewDictionary of the Literature of the Iberian Peninsula (1993)

by Germán Bleiberg

lyric genres: cantigas de amigo (songs to a lover), cantigas de amor (songs of love), and cantigas de escarnio y maldizer (songs of mockery and slander) (See Cantiga). However, in ...

Google previewThe Jewish Encyclopedia: Philipson-Samoscz (1909)

by Isidore Singer, Cyrus Adler

A Jewish press was established at Rustchuk in 1894; and two Judaeo-Spanish papers, “La Alborada” and “El Amigo,” 575 Russia THE JEWISH ...

Google previewA Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1960)

by John R. Clark Hall, Herbert Dean Meritt

Bartolomeo Carranza, el piadoso arzobispo de Toledo, amigo de Francisco de Borgia y tan sospechoso como el para el inquisidor Valdes, habia asistido al emperador en su lecho de muerte. Se inhumo el cadaver en el panteon del coro de ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3I1G2O1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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