Definition of collabo in US English:

collabo

noun

informal
  • Something produced by two or more people working together, especially a piece of music; a collaboration.

    ‘the trio won a Grammy for their hit collabo with the Gorillaz’
    • ‘Then he can move onto a DualDisc collabo with Animal Collective and Will Oldham.’
    • ‘Anyway, the collabo is going to be a new version of the Arctic Monkeys' hit I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor.’
    • ‘The site has had, for some time now, a strange fascination with the Christo and Jean-Claude collabo.’
    • ‘We wanted more solo Foster, but settled for the excellent Born Heller collabo with Jason Ajemian.’
    • ‘Not only have we got the album to get excited about, but a collabo with this one dude who has to be, quite simply, the baddest beat boxer in the world.’
    • ‘It's a natural collabo, dahling.’
    • ‘I would love to do a collabo with her in future if she would be interested.’
    • ‘The odds of that happening were about the same as an Eminem/Moby collabo.’
    • ‘How's that for an odd collabo?’
    • ‘It's been over a decade since their first collabo, Dance Hall at Louse Point, so get your tickets now before they sell out!’
    • ‘"Who Is She 2U" is just a delicious taste of the fruits of this collabo, but again, the commercial response was underwhelming.’
    • ‘The guys are busy doing collabos with some US artistes.’
    • ‘I also knew I wanted to do a collabo with Young Einstein, whom I had met while touring with Ugly Duckling (he's their producer and DJ).’
    • ‘His collabo, Breathe with Blu Cantrell, is a dance floor hit.’
    • ‘The album kicks off with positive energy with the collabo Starting All Over Again with Oleta Adams.’
    • ‘What kind of bizarro pop collabo is this? Arcade Fire and Cyndi Lauper teamed up to play the '80s star's Girls Just Want To Have Fun at the New Orleans Jazz Fest.’
    • ‘On Tuesday night, Bieber posted a link on Twitter to a short video from Carey talking about her "festive collabo" and how thrilled she is about it.’
    • ‘He penned a track for the upcoming Willie Nelson collabo album.’

Origin

1990s: abbreviation of collaboration.

Pronunciation

collabo

/kəˈlabō/