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neo (plural neos)
- (dated, fandom slang, science fiction) Clipping of .
- 1964 April 2, Bennett Ron, Skyrack, number 65:
- Ken Bulmer pointed out that the attitude of a fan who had read much sf is different from that of a neo who is reading sf for the first time.
- 1976 August 25, Ian Maule, Checkpoint, number 72:
- This fabulous fannish cover illustrated the three stages of fandom: the neo, the trufan, and the BNF.
- 1996 November 3, Richard J. Faulder, Gegenschein, number 80:
- Edwina, and neofen of her generation (this is not a criticism - everyone starts out as a neo), being new to sffandom, and not a member of faandom, would not have noticed this.
- (politics) Clipping of .
- 1994, Samuel Francis, Beautiful Losers: Essays on the Failure of American Conservatism, page 180:
- The neos seem to be no less uncomfortable with the paleos than the paleos are with the neos, […]
- 2008, Ben J. Wattenberg, Fighting Words: A Tale of How Liberals Created Neo-Conservatism, page 6:
- Some say the neos are good for what ails us on both foreign and domestic fronts, while others are quick to debate that.
- (LGBT, slang, chiefly in the plural) Clipping of .
neo m (plural nei)
neo m (invariable)
- (obsolete) Alternative form of
- (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈne.oː/, [ˈneoː]
- (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈne.o/, [ˈnɛːo]
- (transitive) to spin; weave, interlace, entwine
- Nē, māter; suam.
- Weave, mother; [so that] I [can] sew.
- “neo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- “neo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- neo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
- a corpse
Declension of neo (strong wa-stem)
- Alternative form of no.
neo m (plural neos)
- (rare) Alternative spelling of