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noun, plural ga·za·bos. Older Slang.
  1. a fellow; man; boy.
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Also gazebo.

Origin of gazabo

1895–1900; perhaps < Spanish gazapo sly customer, sharpie, literally, bunny, young rabbit, akin to Portuguese caçapo; Iberian Rom word of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for gazabo

Historical Examples of gazabo

  • He was hoping it would not develope that he was the son of the "gazabo" in question.

    Dick Hamilton's Football Team

    Howard R. Garis

  • Some wan 'll say, 'Look at that gazabo settin' out there alone.

    Mr. Dooley's Philosophy

    Finley Peter Dunne

  • There is no thruce with Gazabo, th' line that looks like a lamb.'

  • Only there's some gazabo of a millionaire, down east or somewhere, that will get the gaff all right.