shortened form of your.
Yo sandwich only has bacon in it. Want some ketchup on that?
third-person singular, familiar
Yo was tuckin' in his shirt! (Stotko and Troyer 2007)
contraction of you and are
Yo a fool.
Sergeant: Smith? Private Smith: Yo!
Yo is an English slang interjection, commonly associated with American English. It was highly popularized after being used commonly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania since the 1940s. Although often used as a greeting, yo may come at the end of a sentence, often to direct focus onto a particular individual or group or to gain the attention of another individual or group. It may specify that a certain statement that was previously uttered is more important, or may just be an "attention grabber".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
yō, interj. expressive of effort, &c.—Yo-ho, in order to call attention.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'YO' in Written Corpus Frequency: #802
The numerical value of YO in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of YO in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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