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[boi-oh] /ˈbɔɪ oʊ/
noun, plural boyos. Irish English, Australian Informal.
boy; lad.
Origin of boyo
1865-70; boy + -o Unabridged
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Examples from the web for boyo
  • We never really had the one over the other thing when the boyo was younger.
  • boyo brought home the send out addresses postcards home this year.
  • For reasons known only to him dado decided to weigh teh dogs today since the boyo entered them into the program.
  • If you look at every bad intention with it, yes you waterboarding boyo, nano-tech was going to happen.
British Dictionary definitions for boyo


(Brit, informal) a boy or young man: often used in direct address
Word Origin
from Irish and Welsh
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Slang definitions & phrases for boyo



A fellow; man; friend •Often used in address

[1970+; fr Anglo-Irish]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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