leggo

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English[edit]

Contraction[edit]

leggo

  1. (slang) Contraction of let go. To cease to hold. Generally used in the imperative.
    • 1949, William Lindsay Gresham: Limbo Tower (page 87)
      He stepped in, gripping the orderly by the front of his white jacket. "Hey, leggo me. You'll start hemorrhaging and they'll blame me."
    • 1966, Richard Johns: Pagany (page 120) [1]
      Hey, leggo, mister! I want to stay up there in the sun! Jim picked up the kid and carried him.
    • 2005, Christine M McMahon: Choices Made: The Street Years
      "Hey, leggo," Nick said pushing Jamy back a little. "What are you doin' ?" "I just wanted to hug you."

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

leggo

  1. first-person singular indicative present of leggere

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