Definitions

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  • n. Diminutive of musician.

Etymologies

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From musician +‎ -o (“diminutive suffix”).

Examples

  • Gauci got hitched last March to long-term muso love Hamish Cowan, whom she was introduced to by Ian "Dicko" Dickson.

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  • I did get the "muso" vibe on a first reading, I have to say.

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  • It turns out Chaske is a rock 'muso' and I just had the thought he might well be able to play Michael - some of the similarities in their pics are uncanny!

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  • In the olden days, a good record shop would have the stuff you wanted and a knowledgeable "muso" behind the desk who could introduce you to something different that you wanted to share.

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  • This is not an issue of Apple staff needing vacation .... "muso:" New phones yes - but who invented the first one?

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  • Friday night BBC4, traditional home of the rewarding muso doc, fabulous archive trawls and generally celebrating the art of making a terrific noise, is the perfect place for this type of thing.

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  • Hell, even if you do ask these sort of questions of any book that comes along, the binary quality of selection rather than evaluation carries a certain … muso priggishness.

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  • I suspect uncompromising negativity generally adds to any air of muso truculence ascribed by the reader.

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  • Unfortunately, Adrian Utley is not in attendance to tell me his life story, but years later as an editor at URB magazine, I do a candid interview with him and he speaks of his own fascinating life as a muso.

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  • As a muso, ok, a drummer, I tend to think of the pattern and rhythm of the words that I use, not the role music can play in establishing tone, character and atmosphere.

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