Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “demo”

demo

noun [C] uk   /ˈdem.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/ (plural demos)

demo noun [C] (MARCH)

UK informal for demonstration (= a political march): I went on lots of demos as a student.

demo noun [C] (EXAMPLE)

an example of a product, especially a computer program or piece of recorded music, given or shown to someone to try to make them buy or support it: a software demo A team of music industry figures will select bands and soloists from demo tapes. informal for demonstration (= when you show people how something works or how to do something): a cookery demo

demo

verb [T] uk   /ˈdem.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/
to show something and explain how it works, or to show or produce a demo: to demo a new piece of software They've just completed a Christmas single and are also demoing lots of new songs.
(Definition of demo from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of demo?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Showing and demonstrating, but you might be interested in these topics from the Showing and hiding topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “demo”

Definitions of “demo” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

see the light of day

When something sees the light of day, it appears for the first time.

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More