BYO

BYOB

bring your own bottle, as of liquor or wine: often included in an invitation to indicate that the host will not provide liquor.
Also, BYO.


Origin:
1970–75

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BYO
 
n
(Austral), (NZ) an unlicensed restaurant at which diners may drink their own wine, etc
 
[C20: from the phrase bring your own]

BYOB
 
abbreviation for
1.  bring your own beer
2.  bring your own booze
3.  bring your own bottle

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BYOB
acronym for "bring your own bottle" or "bring your own booze," first recorded 1950s.
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BYO
bring your own [food and drink]
BYOB
  1. bring your own booze

  2. bring your own bottle

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