noun, plural yo-yos.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of yo-yo
Examples from the Web for yo-yo
There were these Japanese yo-yo experts who used to do exhibitions at the Woolworth.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Oh, for the good old days when Roy Acuff taught Richard Nixon how to use a yo-yo on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry.Vince Gill Confronts Fringe Groups and Gives Country Some Cred|Malcolm Jones|September 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“The yo-yo effect of them coming home and leaving again is detrimental to families,” she says.Robert Bales’s Alleged Crimes Show a Soldier Pushed to the Brink|Jesse Ellison|March 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Yo-Yo had never heard of Ji Cang or any of the ancestors whose lives are chronicled in the genealogy.
What Yo-Yo Ma didn't know until recently was that the story of his name is actually much more complex, dating back 255 years.
The ships that raided them were the Enterprise and the Yo-Yo.
That's pretty hard to keep track of, because I was like a yo-yo, back and forth from one parent to the other.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Then the Yo-Yo blew up, very quietly, as things do where there is no air to carry shock-and sound-waves, but very brilliantly.