A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [aw-boo]
    • /ˈɔ bu/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [aw-boo]
    • /ˈɔ bu/

Definitions of abo word

  • noun abo (as modifier) 3
  • noun abo an Aborigine 3
  • noun abo Turku 3
  • noun abo Swedish name of Turku. 1
  • noun abo (Australia, offensive, slang) An aborigine; aboriginal. (First attested in the early 20th century.). 1
  • noun abo (Slang) (Australia, offensive, ethnic slur) An aborigine; aboriginal. 0

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Origin of abo

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
1905-10; by shortening; see -o

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Parts of speech for Abo


abo popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 79% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

abo usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for abo

adjective abo

  • aboriginal — An Aboriginal is an Australian Aborigine.

noun abo

  • aborigine — Aborigines are members of the tribes that were living in Australia when Europeans arrived there.

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