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Examples of cameo in a sentence

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Below you will find the definition of cameo, followed by 42 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


cameo(kămˈē-ōˌ)

(noun) - engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)

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EXAMPLES - Cameo in a Sentence

  1. There are too many 'cameo' performers here to be sure. (source)
  2. The Professor X "cameo" at the end was probably the worst. (source)
  3. The cameo is the ideal way to make some serious cash on the sly. (source)
  4. I wonder why so many call it "cameo" - its not, its a regular role. (source)
  5. How, to begin with, could you possibly know that the cameo was a forgery? (source)
  6. Her cameo was a hit for the show but what about for the McCain/Palin campaign? (source)
  7. Her cameo was a hit for the show, but what about for the McCain/Palin campaign? (source)
  8. -- George Lopez landed a big name cameo in the pilot presentation of his talk show: (source)
  9. They come and make what we call cameo appearances, but as a group, they didn't hang. (source)
  10. This cameo is the reason why Connery got bumped to the number two position on the list. (source)
  11. Maybe you recall her cameo appearance in the movie version of Six Degrees of Separation. (source)
  12. Angelina Jolie) is introduced to us in a pre-title cameo, being beaten up in prison by beastly (source)
  13. The Philadelphia Phillies need more than a cameo from the 2007 NL MVP to beat the New York Mets. (source)
  14. Desperado: I love the opening to the film with Buscemi and Tarantino's cameo is good for a laugh. (source)
  15. However, Hatcher has now told People that the cameo will be her daughter's only spot in the limelight. (source)
  16. George Lopez landed a big name cameo in the pilot presentation of his talk show: President Barack Obama. (source)
  17. - George Lopez landed a big name cameo in the pilot presentation of his talk show: President Barack Obama. (source)
  18. If a major star or a "known" actor is an extra in a movie, their non-speaking appearance is called a "cameo." (source)
  19. (AP) -- George Lopez landed a big name cameo in the pilot presentation of his talk show: President Barack Obama. (source)
  20. For the dinky little picture under the cameo is a dead ringer for the one Claire had shown us in the silver frame. (source)
  21. A potent cameo from the vampire Lestat, with whom the fabled series began, leaves hints of more dark tales to come. (source)
  22. And hope you stayed to the end to see a cameo from the great John Amos, playing second fiddle to a dog named Stanley. (source)
  23. PASADENA, CA (AP) -- George Lopez landed a big name cameo in the pilot presentation of his talk show: President Barack Obama. (source)
  24. Meli - the director cameo is a fun bit of "hey, look, it's fill-in-the-blank" that has a rich cinematic history and I'm all for it. (source)
  25. In 1999, the Albert Brooks comedy "The Muse" featured a cameo from the filmmaker, depicting him as someone unsure of what to do next. (source)
  26. Horror icon Jeffrey Combs also has a fantastic scene stealing cameo which is just one of the hundred things that makes this movie the blast that it is! (source)
  27. The Egyptians also were perfectly acquainted with working in cameo (anaglyph) and rilievo, as may be seen in the cavo rilievo of the finest of their hieroglyphs. (source)
  28. This cameo is a perfect example of playing against type, and it probably has something to do with a bit of an Alice Cooper re-emergence around the early nineties. (source)
  29. He was not sure that even if he could return to Europe immediately, he had the influence necessary in either quarter, but the cameo was a step in the right direction. (source)
  30. The use of action stars, as stars, rather than as characters, is most blatant with the Schwarzenegger cameo, which is introduced simply for the wow of recognition and a single one-liner. (source)
  31. The cameo was a mystery which had baffled geologist, antiquarian, and sculptor alike, for Father Francis Xavier had gone down to his grave with his secret and his cameo hidden in his heart. (source)
  32. I was ostensibly there to shoot my "cameo" - a one-second glimpse of my face at a party-but the real reason was that I simply couldn't resist the opportunity to return to America in triumph. (source)
  33. Pitcher Michael Bowden made "cameo" appearances for Boston each of the last two seasons and could be at the top of the list if the Red Sox need help in their starting rotation or the bullpen ...... (source)
  34. i was going to see this this weekend and agree with Melinda65 - how come everysingle review i have read state categorically that the cameo is a spoiler and you just go and reveal it right at the end!!!! (source)
  35. One of the great pleasures of Barney's Version, the opening night feature of the Hamptons International Film Festival, was the parade of Canadian filmmakers in cameo roles: David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan, among them. (source)
  36. Though Hatcher's cameo is short & mdash; much shorter than her Lois & Clark co-star Dean Cain, who appeared in Season 7 as an immortal doctor harvesting Kryptonite-infected body parts from meteor freaks & mdash; her appearance is for the fans. (source)
  37. After always being teased mercilessly about being from Canada, Robin tries to show everyone that she's got what it takes to be a real New York resident on "How I Met Your Mother" (CBS at 8), which has a cameo from the one and only Maury Povich. (source)
  38. The Picasso Flop is billed as "A Texas Hold 'Em Mystery," and while you don't have to know anything about the game to enjoy the book, knowing a little would probably add to the fun, since a number of real players appear in cameo (and even larger) roles. (source)
  39. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., blocked the release of a favorable State Department report on Mexico's human rights record - delays the release of $100 million in U.S. aid meant to help Mexico combat drug traffickers George Lopez landed a big name cameo in the pilot presentation of his talk show: President Barack Obama. (source)
  40. "It's the kind of Canadian character study that takes its pacing queues from its wintry setting and its multicharacter miseries and sexual awakenings from the Atom Egoyan playbook (a Callum Keith Rennie cameo is requisite); for a while [director Amnon] Buchbinder balances it all with aplomb, allowing [Daniel] MacIvor's generous, giving acting to take center stage." (source)
  41. The Sonoran Hotdog Crosses The Border - NPR looks at border food Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., blocked the release of a favorable State Department report on Mexico's human rights record - delays the release of $100 million in U.S. aid meant to help Mexico combat drug traffickers George Lopez landed a big name cameo in the pilot presentation of his talk show: President Barack Obama. (source)
  42. ET today The Sonoran Hotdog Crosses The Border - NPR looks at border food Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., blocked the release of a favorable State Department report on Mexico's human rights record - delays the release of $100 million in U.S. aid meant to help Mexico combat drug traffickers George Lopez landed a big name cameo in the pilot presentation of his talk show: President Barack Obama. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 42 example sentences provided below is 63.0, which suggests that "cameo" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.


CAMEO SYNONYMS

We have 46 synonyms for cameo.

adornment, anklet, band, bangle, bauble, beads, bijou, bracelet, brass, brooch, chain, charm, choker, costume, cross, crown, diamonds, earring, finery, frippery, gem, glass, gold, ice, jewel, junk, knickknack, lavaliere, locket, necklace, ornament, pendant, pin, regalia, ring, rock, rosary, silver, solitaire, sparkler, stickpin, stone, tiara, tie pin, treasure, trinket


CAMEO ANTONYMS

We have 1 antonym for cameo.

plainness


PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION

Pronunciation: (kămˈē-ōˌ)

Syllabification: cam-e-o


DEFINITIONS

View up to 25 definitions of cameo from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.


from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (noun) A gem or shell carved in relief, especially one in which the raised design and the background consist of layers of contrasting colors.
  2. (noun) The technique of carving in this way.
  3. (noun) A medallion with a profile cut in raised relief.
  4. (noun) A brief vivid portrayal or depiction: a literary cameo.
  5. (noun) A brief appearance of a prominent actor, as in a single scene of a motion picture. Also called cameo role.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) A piece of jewelry, etc., carved in relief.
  2. (noun) A single very brief appearance by a prominent celebrity in a movie or song.
  3. (verb) To appear in a cameo role.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (noun) A carving in relief, esp. one on a small scale used as a jewel for personal adornment, or like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) An engraving in relief upon a gem, a hard stone of moderate size, or a similar material, or the object itself so engraved, as distinguished from an intaglio; specifically, such an engraving upon a stone or a shell having two or three layers differing in color, such as an onyx, agate, etc., and so treated as to utilize the effect of the variety of coloring.
  2. (noun) Hence Raised or anaglyphic work in art on a miniature scale; specifically, the art of engraving small figures in relief: opposed to intaglio: as, a stone or shell cut in cameo; a vase ornamented in cameo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (noun) engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)