boyo

play
noun \ˈbȯi-(ˌ)ō\

Definition of boyo

plural

boyos

Irish

  1. :  boy, lad

Examples of boyo in a Sentence

  1. a novel about a self-assertive, self-reliant boyo growing up in working-class Dublin

Origin and Etymology of boyo

boy + 1-o


Learn More about boyo


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up boyo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

sad or melancholy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!