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arvo

[ ahr-voh ]
/ ˈɑr voʊ /
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noun Australian Slang.

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Origin of arvo

First recorded in 1930–35; af(ternoon) + -o, with voicing of -f-;ar is r-less speaker's representation of low back vowel; cf. humorously dialectal spelling 'arf for Cockney pronunciation of half
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British Dictionary definitions for arvo

arvo
/ (ˈɑːvəʊ) /

noun

Australian informal afternoon
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