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yo

[ yoh ]
/ yoʊ /
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interjection
(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)

y.o.

abbreviation
year old; years old.
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British Dictionary definitions for yo

yo
/ (jəʊ) /

sentence substitute
an expression used as a greeting, to attract someone's attention, etc

Word Origin for yo

C20: of unknown origin
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