co (plural cos)

  1. (slang) Clipping of company#English|company.
Pronunciation Pronoun
  1. (nonstandard) they (singular). Gender-neutral subject pronoun, coordinate with gendered pronouns he and she.
    • 1996, Brett Beemyn, Mickey Elianon, Queer studies: a lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender anthology, page 74:
      At the very least, an individual might have to use different terms to describe coself in a heterosexual context than co uses in a sexual minority context [...]
    • 2004 April 1, "Pieira dos Lobos" (username), "Fern's Story two", alt.magick.serious, Usenet:
      A youngster of my own introduction had been rejected by an object of preadolescent craving and had killed coself by leaping at the ceiling of co's quarters. Co was a rising Large Game star, her spring was powerful, our gravity flux was low - co's head struck the surface with enough force to kill on impact.
  2. (nonstandard) them (singular). Gender-neutral object pronoun, coordinate with gendered pronouns him and her.

Proper noun
  1. Abbreviation of Colorado#English|Colorado. A state of USA.
  1. Abbreviation of county#English|county.
  2. (military) commanding officer
  3. (military) commissioned officer
  4. (US, law enforcement) corrections officer
  5. (geology) Initialism of Common-Offset method

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