Yo

Contraction

  • (slang) contraction of you and are

    "Yo a fool."

Interjection

  • (slang) An interjection similar to hey.

    "Yo, check this out!"

  • (slang) A greeting similar to hi.

    "Yo Paulie! How's it going?"

  • (military slang) Present! Here!

    "Sergeant: Smith? Private Smith: Yo!"

Noun

  • abbreviation of year/years old

Pronoun

  • (colloquial) shortened form of your

    "Yo sandwich only has bacon in it. Want some ketchup on that?"

  • (Baltimore) third-person singular, familiar

    "Yo was tuckin' in his shirt! (Stotko and Troyer 2007)"

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