Definition Of cameo
a piece of jewelry, typically oval in shape, consisting of a portrait in profile carved in relief on a background of a different color.
More within the reach of the novice collector are the myriad of smaller novelty pieces, from the cameo brooch to the charm bracelet.
a short descriptive literary sketch that neatly encapsulates someone or something.
cameos of street life
Example Of cameo
a cameo brooch
Abdul's cameo came in a sketch that recreated a typical Idol audition.
As I said, the one hundredth reviewer was going to get a treat and that would be a cameo in the story.
Australia's world champion surfer Layne Beachley made what she believes was the shortest cameo appearance ever in the surfing film, Blue Crush, which was released last year.
Buster Keaton plays a cameo role as a member of this sad entourage of icons who have outlived themselves.