yo

1 of 2

interjection

used especially to call attention, to indicate attentiveness, or to express affirmation

YO

2 of 2

abbreviation

year old; years old

Word History

Etymology

Interjection

Middle English yo, io, interjection

First Known Use

Interjection

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of yo was in 1968

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Cite this Entry

“Yo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yo. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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