him·​bo | \ ˈhim-(ˌ)bō How to pronounce himbo (audio) \
plural himbos

Definition of himbo

: an attractive but vacuous man

Examples of himbo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That’s the magic formula of the himbo, and the cornerstone of The Lost City’s easy humor. David Sims, The Atlantic, 26 Mar. 2022 West’s meltdown and Kardashian-adjacent theories, as well as The Tinder Swindler, the private school student known as Swiffer Girl turned credit card scammer Danielle Miller, and a very special Valentine’s Day himbo. Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 16 Feb. 2022 Oh, the torment of being a gimbo (that’s a gay himbo) on Instagram. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 5 Nov. 2021 Lukas James Miller is a funny lovesick himbo, Adam Du Plessis is appropriately slimy as a director on the make. Matthew J. Palm, orlandosentinel.com, 3 Nov. 2021 That's because, in addition to her slam dunk of a dress, Ms. Kravitz also left the ball and attended the afterparties with America’s premiere himbo, one Mr. Channing Tatum. Marie Claire Editors, Marie Claire, 18 Sep. 2021 Which is to say that Raya, like the characters in my favorite Disney classics, had a lot more on her mind than getting kissed by some himbo. Chris Hewitt, Star Tribune, 9 June 2021 Earlier this week, a fan in chat called him a himbo. Cecilia D'anastasio, Wired, 28 Apr. 2021 Hemsworth might be the most self-aware himbo to grace the screen since, uh, Brad Pitt (?)! Angela Watercutter, Wired, 23 Oct. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of himbo

1988, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for himbo

blend of him and bimbo

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1 Apr 2022

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“Himbo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/himbo. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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