B/o

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Accounting.

brought over.

b.o.

back order.
box office.
branch office.
broker's order.
buyer's option.

B.O.

Board of Ordnance.
Informal. body odor.
Theater. box office.
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Examples from the Web for bo

Contemporary Examples of bo

Historical Examples of bo

  • After the first double-barrelled "bo' jou', bo' jou'," they paid no further attention to me.

    The Forest

    Stewart Edward White

  • I'm sure he thought of me as Jim for short; so I called him Bo.

    Mixed Faces

    Roy Norton

  • Fought so hard that they had to give us a chance, Bo and me.

    Mixed Faces

    Roy Norton

  • He would have made as good an auctioneer as his father; a better could not bo.

    The English Spy

    Bernard Blackmantle

  • Bo couldn't dispute that, but he demurred as to going in there to shoot them.


British Dictionary definitions for bo

bo

boh

interjection

an exclamation uttered to startle or surprise someone, esp a child in a game
slang an exclamation of encouragement or an expression of enthusiasm

bo

the internet domain name for

Bolivia

BO

abbreviation for

informal body odour
box office

B/O

abbreviation for

accounting brought over
buyer's option

b.o.

abbreviation for

back order
branch office
broker's order
buyer's option
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for bo

b.o.

n.

abbreviation of body odor, by c.1950; an advertisers' invention.

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