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kayo

[ key-oh, key-oh; verb key-oh ]
/ ˈkeɪˈoʊ, ˈkeɪˌoʊ; verb ˈkeɪˈoʊ /
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noun, verb, plural kay·os,kay·oed, kay·o·ing.
KO.
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Origin of kayo

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for kayo

kayo

KO

slang

noun plural kayos
boxing another term for knockout
verb kayoes, kayos, kayoing or kayoed
boxing another term for knock outSee knockout (verb)

Word Origin for kayo

C20: from the initial letters of knock out
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