What Does AMIGO Mean in a Text?

AMIGO (Spanish for friend) has passed into common usage in English. AMIGO is commonly used as a term of endearment.

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When I write AMIGO, I mean this:

meaning of AMIGO

The image shows the 3 amigos, Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, and Martin Short.

Summary of Key Points

"Friend" is the most common definition for AMIGO on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 1
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of AMIGO in Sentences

Here are some examples of AMIGO being used in sentences:
  • I don't want to argue with you amigo.
  • We're amigos now. We're unstoppable.

An Academic Look at Amigo

As AMIGO is often used to address someone, it ought to be in the vocative case, which is shown by offsetting the word with commas. For example:
  • Hey, amigo, how are you?
However, for typing efficiency, these commas are nearly always omitted in text speak.

Example of AMIGO Used in a Text

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