or BYO

bring your own bottle, as of liquor or wine: often included in an invitation to indicate that the host will not provide liquor.

Origin of BYOB

First recorded in 1970–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for byo (1 of 2)



Australian and NZ an unlicensed restaurant at which diners may drink their own wine, etc

Word Origin for BYO

C20: from the phrase bring your own

British Dictionary definitions for byo (2 of 2)


abbreviation for

bring your own beer
bring your own booze
bring your own bottle
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