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

Example Sentences

after living among the bohos for a while, she realized that there was a disenchanting conformity to their nonconformity
Recent Examples on the Web Moving to Laurel Canyon from Pittsburgh with the band—one of several major plot changes from the book—Camila’s style becomes more boho, Wingate says, with an even bigger emphasis on flowy, floral maxis. Halie Lesavage, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 Mar. 2023 The 10-episode limited series primarily takes place across the 1970s, when the likes of Fleetwood Mac ruled the stage—and the gossip columns—and boho chic and disco glam took over the runway. Emma Fraser, ELLE, 3 Mar. 2023 With a picture-perfect outdoor gathering space and boho interiors, the barn is ideal for long nights in. Sunset Magazine, 24 May 2022 Nicola throws a patchworked dress over her denim for a bit of boho glamour. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 13 Jan. 2023 For a minimalistic boho feel, rattan and wicker accents stand out in the open-concept floor plan. Medgina Saint-elien, House Beautiful, 26 Dec. 2022 Incorporating your child’s preferred aesthetic, such as mid-century modern or boho, can also ensure that the space still feels special to them, Hodges says. Mimi Montgomery, Washington Post, 17 Aug. 2022 Haley Lu Richardson brought boho vibes to the Louis Vuitton and W Magazine awards season dinner. Zizi Strater, Peoplemag, 9 Jan. 2023 If Spotify Wrapped were based on her wardrobe, dresses would be number one on her worn list, as she's rocked every frock known to humankind, including Skims' viral long slip, an open-weave crochet gown, and a boho motif maxi. Abby Dupes, Seventeen, 27 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History


by shortening & alteration

First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of boho was in 1958

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Cite this Entry

“Boho.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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