Definition of 'solo'
Video: pronunciation of 'solo'
Example sentences containing 'solo'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Is there going to be another solo? Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the same year he gave his first solo dance recital. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He took one solo himself and ensured that each of his colleagues was featured just enough. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We also have two big female solo performances to look forward to. The Sun (2010) Going solo in any aeroplane is alarming. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)You can go it solo and complete quests or fight in player vs player. The Sun (2014)By their solo albums shall ye know them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Nor did it take into account any solo performances. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She is only the eighth woman to have rowed across an ocean solo. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet it was another eight years before the first solo flight. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Today he is due to become the youngest person to fly solo around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Almost scored after a good solo run. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He bolstered himself with endless guitar solos. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet they are far from flying solo. Times, Sunday Times (2007)During this period he morphed into a solo artist. The Sun (2016)She went on to have a successful career as a solo singer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Would a solo project feel like a betrayal? Times, Sunday Times (2015)It can be worn solo once temperatures climb. The Sun (2016)Two solo pieces give him more scope. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But after a year of trying it seems increasingly unlikely anyone will now take her on as a solo chart star. The Sun (2010)It's much more difficult as a solo performer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Probably for the best, as it allows more time for his solo radio ventures. The Sun (2010)But after leaving the band her solo career stalled and in 2004 she successfully reinvented herself as an actress. The Sun (2014)It's like when people ask if I am going to do a solo record. The Sun (2014)But demand for solo cello recitals was not great, and although Greenhouse was well received by the critics he struggled to find an outlet for his gifts. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'solo'
In Common Usage. solo is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'solo'
British English: solo /ˈsəʊləʊ/ NOUN
A solo is a piece of music or a dance performed by one person.
The original version featured a guitar solo.
- American English: solo
- Arabic: عَمَلٌ مُنْفَرِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: solo música
- Chinese: 独奏曲
- Croatian: solo
- Czech: sólo
- Danish: solo
- Dutch: solo
- European Spanish: solo
- Finnish: soolo
- French: solo
- German: Solo Musik
- Greek: σόλο
- Italian: assolo
- Japanese: ソロ
- Korean: 독주 혼자
- Norwegian: solo
- Polish: solo
- European Portuguese: solo música
- Romanian: solo
- Russian: соло
- Spanish: solo
- Swedish: solouppträdande
- Thai: เพลงร้องเดี่ยว
- Turkish: tek başına
- Ukrainian: соло
- Vietnamese: bản độc tấu
British English: solo ADJECTIVE
You use solo to indicate that someone does something alone rather than with other people.
He had just completed his final solo album.
Definition of solo from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.