bo·​ho | \ ˈbō-hō How to pronounce boho (audio) \
plural bohos

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boho adjective

Examples of boho in a Sentence

after living among the bohos for a while, she realized that there was a disenchanting conformity to their nonconformity

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Tilbury said at the Chateau Marmont, wearing a navy mini-dress cinched by a belt with a sparkly buckle as well as a boho-style turquoise scarf. Khanh T.l. Tran,, "First U.S. Charlotte Tilbury store opens in L.A.," 10 July 2019 Going all out with tropical materials can put you at risk of becoming a boho-chic cliché. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "This Island-Inspired Palm Beach House Is the Ultimate Vacation Retreat," 19 Apr. 2019 Looking for the ultimate boho escape closer to home? Jessica Yadegaran, The Mercury News, "TripSavvy’s top 10 long-weekend destinations for 2019," 19 June 2019 Look no further than Bon Ton Studio’s boho-chic Sabra Pillows. Sunset Staff, Sunset, "Dine atop the Ocean, Spot a Warhol, and 8 Other Things You Should See and Do This Week," 22 Jan. 2018 Currently, there are eight nursery themes to choose from: woodland, boho chic, modern gray, modern boy or girl, classic boy or girl, and classic gender neutral. Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, "Here's How Walmart's New Baby Registry Actually Works," 4 Apr. 2019 For shopping, Nomad Chic has bedding and blankets, in addition to boho-chic beachwear. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, "A Design Lover's Guide to the Baja Peninsula," 29 Mar. 2019 This boho-chic retailer is Anthropologie's bridal sister brand, serving up Anthro-levels of chicness, but in the formal dress department. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "All the Best Places to Shop for Prom Dresses in New York City," 29 Jan. 2019 The ethereal boho queen of Coachella — think fringe, cutoff denim shorts and that old-school Stevie Nicks look — has been joined by some saucy Coachella vixens fit for our extreme political era. Marques Harper,, "Less boho chic, more streetwear style on the Coachella fashion scene for 2018," 15 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of boho

1958, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for boho

by shortening & alteration

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