One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounPlural bizzosAustralian, NZ
Used to refer to something one does not wish to name specifically.‘we don't want this to turn into one of those pie-in-the-sky bizzos’‘there's a lot of environmentally friendly bizzo afoot around here’
- ‘It's tough yakka, this book bizzo.’
- ‘I have an official gig this weekend as a secret spy reporter and I am of course very excited about the whole bizzo.’
- ‘"There but for the grace of" has probably occurred to more than a few parliamentarians, and the fact that the Senate was sitting concurrent with all this bizzo might also give pause for thought.’
- ‘Truth be told most of us would rather they weren't trying to play hide the sausage with Australian jobs over this free trade bizzo.’
- ‘I just watched the bizzo on the need to go nuclear to avoid global warming.’
- ‘Maybe I do need a bit of help with this 'sleeping through the night' bizzo.’
- ‘So there's good and bad and a lot of it boils down to if the magistrate's understanding and culturally aware and all that sort of bizzo.’
- ‘Is there somewhere you can point me to a bit more info about the whole bizzo please?’
- ‘She scooped up the bizzo with a hand clad in a plastic bag.’
- ‘We've been assured that all is well this time around, but we won't be sure until we get there, log in, and do the bizzo.’
1960s: contraction of business + -o.
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