Slang of the Day :(17 oct 2017)


✔ Yo!

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■ Meaning:

a greeting, like “Hey!”

■ For example:

  • “Yo, Jerome! What’s up bro?”
  • I was walking along the street when I heard this kid yell “Yo, Mikey! What’s happenin’ man?”

Note: “Yo!” is used mostly by African-Americans, or by people who are influenced by African-American culture and style.

Variety: This slang term is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.