Definitions

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  • noun uncountable, colloquial, Australia, New Zealand Registration for a motor vehicle.
  • noun uncountable, colloquial, Australia, New Zealand The fee required for such registration.
  • noun countable, colloquial, Australia, New Zealand The registration number of a motor vehicle, used by police to access registration details such as the identity of the owner.

Etymologies

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

Examples

  • So my day off wasn't all that restful -- I completely screwed up and didn't realise my car rego hadn't arrived and for 2 days drove with it out of rego because my brain thought the rego wasn't due till December.

    This'n'that

  • Especially since I had to do a mail run for dad, buy a new watch, buy gloves for swordfighting tonight, get my car inspected for rego ... sheesh!

    Waaaah! I want a wife!!!!

  • I don't write a story about Johnno wanting to renew his rego at the RTA either - if I'm going to submit internationally.

    useless rant

  • He is a 1992 Toyota Corolla, white, air con, power steering, cd player, new tyres, 11 months rego.

    sierrazen Diary Entry

  • The consequences of relying on regional enforcers around the world -- rego-cops?

    The Rise Of The 'Rego-Cops'

  • We just got our letters to say we need to pay our rego and greenslip etc.

    cbrimble Diary Entry

  • It makes me remember clearly the last few weeks of people coughing on books and then handing them to me, or coughing next to me while I do their rego.

    cbrimble Diary Entry

  • Re tloga re ikgantšha ka maloko ao a ka rego go no swana le maloko a rena a Umkhonto we Sizwe - ge ba re re direla batho ba Afrika Borwa!

    Polelo ya go Tswalela Modiro ya Presidente wa African National Congress, Thabo Mbeki, Go Khansele Kakaret�o ya Bobedi Ya ANC Tshwane

  • Now I just have to chuck the rest on credit, and then use that to pay the car rego.

    phluid61 Diary Entry

  • The stupid bitch just rang and said that I will get my money tomorrow or Tuesday - I fucken better because I need to pay rego (now that I have my gorgeous suzie bear back) and I have no credit on my phone and im depressed and I need to go shopping

    anasthesia Diary Entry

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  • Australian slang - registration. Even the Motor Vehicle Registry has a sign up saying 'Rego Renewals This Queue'.

    May 21, 2009