Definitions for YOyoʊ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word YO
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".
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Rank popularity for the word 'YO' in Written Corpus Frequency: #802
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