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yo-yo American English

Meaning: a stupid or crazy person

For example:

  • Who's the yo-yo who parked in the manager's spot?

  • The guy next door must be a complete yo-yo. He's cut down all those beautiful trees and pulled out the garden and replaced it all with concrete!

Variety: This slang is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

Lots of people think Sammy's a yo-yo. They say he's
  1. a fool
  2. really sexy
  3. very funny

Discuss: yo-yo

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