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English

Etymology

Blend of the Danish leg godt, play well; not, as is sometimes claimed, from the Latin lego, I gather.

Proper noun

Singular
LEGO

Plural
-

LEGO

  1. A toy made by the LEGO Company and consisting of small, coloured, plastic bricks that can be made to join together and be taken apart, used to construct buildings, etc. (See usage notes below.)

Adjective

LEGO (not comparable)

Positive
LEGO

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Made of LEGO. (See usage notes below.)
    I made a LEGO car to play with.

Usage notes

  1. LEGO is a registered trademark of the LEGO Company. See the LEGO Company's page on its trademark and Wikipedia's discussion of the trademark.
  2. The LEGO Company states that LEGO is officially an adjective and does not advocate its use as a noun. It is given as a proper noun here because this reflects common usage of the word.
  3. LEGO is officially spelled in capitals, but in common usage it is often spelled with an initial capital only.

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