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Slang

yo-yo

This page is about the slang term 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 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

a. a fool

b. really sexy

c. very funny

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Contributor: Matt Errey