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promo (plural promos)

  1. (colloquial) Clipping of promotion.
  2. (professional wrestling slang) an interview or monologue intended to promote a character or an upcoming match.

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promo (third-person singular simple present promos, present participle promoing, simple past and past participle promoed)

  1. (slang, transitive) To promote; to publicize.



From prō- (forth, forward) +‎ emō (I take, acquire, buy).



prōmō (present infinitive prōmere, perfect active prōmpsī, supine prōmptum); third conjugation

  1. I take or bring out or forth, produce, bring to light.


   Conjugation of promo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōmō prōmis prōmit prōmimus prōmitis prōmunt
imperfect prōmēbam prōmēbās prōmēbat prōmēbāmus prōmēbātis prōmēbant
future prōmam prōmēs prōmet prōmēmus prōmētis prōment
perfect prōmpsī prōmpsistī prōmpsit prōmpsimus prōmpsistis prōmpsērunt, prōmpsēre
pluperfect prōmpseram prōmpserās prōmpserat prōmpserāmus prōmpserātis prōmpserant
future perfect prōmpserō prōmpseris prōmpserit prōmpserimus prōmpseritis prōmpserint
passive present prōmor prōmeris, prōmere prōmitur prōmimur prōmiminī prōmuntur
imperfect prōmēbar prōmēbāris, prōmēbāre prōmēbātur prōmēbāmur prōmēbāminī prōmēbantur
future prōmar prōmēris, prōmēre prōmētur prōmēmur prōmēminī prōmentur
perfect prōmptus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect prōmptus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect prōmptus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōmam prōmās prōmat prōmāmus prōmātis prōmant
imperfect prōmerem prōmerēs prōmeret prōmerēmus prōmerētis prōmerent
perfect prōmpserim prōmpserīs prōmpserit prōmpserīmus prōmpserītis prōmpserint
pluperfect prōmpsissem prōmpsissēs prōmpsisset prōmpsissēmus prōmpsissētis prōmpsissent
passive present prōmar prōmāris, prōmāre prōmātur prōmāmur prōmāminī prōmantur
imperfect prōmerer prōmerēris, prōmerēre prōmerētur prōmerēmur prōmerēminī prōmerentur
perfect prōmptus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect prōmptus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present prōme prōmite
future prōmitō prōmitō prōmitōte prōmuntō
passive present prōmere prōmiminī
future prōmitor prōmitor prōmuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives prōmere prōmpsisse prōmptūrus esse prōmī prōmptus esse prōmptum īrī
participles prōmēns prōmptūrus prōmptus prōmendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
prōmere prōmendī prōmendō prōmendum prōmptum prōmptū

Derived terms[edit]


  • promo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • promo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • promo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • prompt in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911



promo m (plural promos)

  1. (informal) promo (promotional material)



promo f (plural promos)

  1. promo