American English

Definition of cameo noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. cameos)
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  1. 1a small part in a movie or play for a famous actor a cameo role/appearance
  2. 2a piece of jewelry that consists of a raised design, often of a head, on a background of a different color a cameo ring
  3. 3a short piece of writing that gives a good description of someone or something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cameo