n. pl. com·man·dos or com·man·doesIdiom:
a. A small fighting force specially trained for making quick destructive raids against enemy-held areas.
b. A member of such a force.
a. An organized force of Boer troops in South Africa.
b. A raid made by such a force.
go commando Slang
To wear clothing without wearing undergarments, especially underpants.
[Afrikaans kommando, from Dutch commando, unit of troops, from Spanish comando, from comandar, to command, from Late Latin commandāre; see COMMAND.]
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