himbo

[ him-boh ]
/ ˈhɪm boʊ /

noun, plural him·bos, him·boes.Slang.

an attractive but stupid young man.

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Origin of himbo

First recorded in 1985–90; him + (bim)bo
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British Dictionary definitions for himbo

himbo
/ (ˈhɪmbəʊ) /

noun plural -bos

slang, usually derogatory an attractive, but empty-headed man

Word Origin for himbo

C20: from him + (bim) bo
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