See also: Bobo, bóbo, bobô, and bo bo

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortening of bourgeois bohemian, popularized by David Brooks to describe the 1990s equivalent of the yuppie.

NounEdit

bobo ‎(plural bobos)

  1. A materialistic person who affects an anti-materialistic persona.
  2. A self-styled bodyguard or groupie of the nouveau riche (such as a professional athlete or musician)
  3. An imitation of something, particularly a well known product, usually lower in quality than the original.

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AlbanianEdit

InterjectionEdit

bobo

  1. alas (exclamation of sorrow, etc.)


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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

bobo m ‎(plural bobos)

  1. (childish) boo-boo (pain or injury)

Etymology 2Edit

Blend of bourgeois +‎ bohème.

NounEdit

bobo m, f ‎(plural bobos)

  1. bobo, boho

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HiligaynonEdit

VerbEdit

bóbó and bôbô

  1. pour out or over

VerbEdit

bóbo

  1. baptism without ceremony

PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish bobo, from Latin balbus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bobo m ‎(feminine singular boba, masculine plural bobos, feminine plural bobas, comparable)

  1. (Brazil) silly, stupid
  2. (Brazil) naive

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NounEdit

bobo m (plural bobos)

  1. (historical) jester (person who amused a medieval court)
  2. (chiefly Brazil) a stupid or naive person; a fool.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin balbus(stuttering).

AdjectiveEdit

bobo m ‎(feminine singular boba, masculine plural bobos, feminine plural bobas)

  1. stupid, naïve

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NounEdit

bobo m ‎(plural bobos)

  1. A stupid or naive person; a fool.
    No seas bobo!
    robin es bobo!

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish bobo, from Latin balbus(stammering).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bobo

  1. an idiot

AdjectiveEdit

bobo

  1. stupid; idiotic

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