jo

noun
\ ˈjō How to pronounce jo (audio) \
plural joes

Definition of jo

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scotland
: sweetheart, dear often used in addressing a person John Anderson, my jo John— Robert Burns

Definition of Jo (Entry 2 of 2)

Joel

First Known Use of jo

Noun

circa 1529, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jo

Noun

alteration of joy

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“Jo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jo. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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