[ yoh-loh ]
/ ˈyoʊ loʊ /


You only live once! (used especially to rationalize impulsive or reckless behavior): I bought those expensive shoes I've been eying—YOLO!

verb (used without object)

to engage in impulsive or reckless behavior with this sort of rationalization: We’ve been YOLOing all night.


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Origin of YOLO

First recorded in 1995–2000; but popularized by the Canadian rapper Drake in his song “The Motto”
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