[ yoh ]
/ yoʊ /
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(used as an exclamation to get someone's attention, express excitement, greet someone, etc.)
here; present: used especially in answer to a roll call.
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Origin of yo
late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425
Other definitions for yo (2 of 2)
year old; years old.
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How to use yo in a sentence
Thl-we-kwe a-wen thl-wi-kwithl-tchu-na-kia-thlem, y-tchun, m-y-tchun, ta-y-o-non p-tchi-pa.Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained|James Stevenson
I rejoice with you over our restored J——y. O that our covenant God may give the more important blessing of divine life.The Power of Faith|Isabella Graham
It was his best pipe, too, and she snuggled it up to her nose and cried "You, y-o-u!"The Sick-a-Bed Lady|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Ha perdido el apetito de una manera alarmante, y o yo no entiendo30 de males, o all hay un principio de ictericia.Doa Perfecta|Benito Prez Galds
A nightingale was calling low its liquid invocation, "Ho-ren-k-y-y-o-o-o!"The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
British Dictionary definitions for yo
/ (jəʊ) /
an expression used as a greeting, to attract someone's attention, etc
Word Origin for yo
C20: of unknown origin
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