demo: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dem'ō), [key]
— pl. dem•os.
  1. demonstration (defs. 4,6).
  2. demonstrator (def. 5).
  3. a phonograph record or tape recording of a new song or of one performed by an unknown singer or singing group, distributed to disc jockeys, recording companies, etc., to demonstrate the merits of the song or performer.


Pronunciation: (dem'ō), [key]
— pl. Dem•os.
  1. a member of the Democratic party; Democrat.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “people” (democratic); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (demography).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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