Associations to the word «Cameo»


CAMEO, noun. A piece of jewelry, etc., carved in relief.
CAMEO, noun. A single very brief appearance, especially by a prominent celebrity in a movie or song.
CAMEO, verb. To appear in a cameo role.
CAMEO CONCH, noun. A large marine univalve shell, especially Cassis cameo, Cassis rua, and allied species, used for cutting cameos.
CAMEO CONCHES, noun. Plural of cameo conch
CAMEO LIGHTING, noun. A sort of spotlight that accentuates a single person and maybe a few props in the scene.

Dictionary definition

CAMEO, noun. Engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring).

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes