ufo (plural ufos)

  1. A UFO.

  • (British) IPA: /ˌjuːɛfˈəʊ/, /ˈjuːfəʊ̯/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌjuˌɛfˈoʊ/, /ˈjufoʊ̯/

ufo (plural ufos)

  1. Initialism of unidentified flying object; i loosely an alien spacecraft. [from 20th c.]
  2. (colloquial) An "unfinished object" in knitting or other kinds of craft. [from 20th c.]
    • 2007, Kerry Wills, The Close-knit Circle: American Knitters Today, p. 107:
      UFOs differ from WIPs in that a WIP is a project one is actively pursuing, while a UFO runs the risk of never getting finished.
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