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KO

or K.O. k.o. kayo

[noun key-oh, key-oh; verb key-oh] /noun ˈkeɪˈoʊ, ˈkeɪˌoʊ; verb ˈkeɪˈoʊ/ Slang.
noun, plural KO's.
1.
a knockout in boxing.
verb (used with object), KO'd, KO'ing.
2.
to knock unconscious, especially in a boxing match; knock out.
Origin of KO
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25; initial letters of knock out
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British Dictionary definitions for koed

KO

/ˈkeɪˈəʊ/
verb KO's, KO'ing, KO'd, k.o.'s, k.o.'ing, k.o.'d
1.
a slang term for knock out See knockout
noun (pl) KO's, k.o.'s
2.
a slang term for knockout
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Slang definitions & phrases for koed

KOed

adjective

Knocked out, esp from drinking or tiredness: KOed from the long week

KO

modifier

: aKO punch

noun

A knockout; kayo (1922+ Prizefight)

verb

: He KOed six in a row

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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