One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A stupid or gullible person.‘they played like a bunch of imbos’
- ‘How about you getting real, imbo!’
- ‘That's an imbo who lives off of someone else.’
- ‘He'd toiled for four years to reach China, only to have some total imbo destroy his dream’
- ‘The bloke is an imbo!’
- ‘You can't stop these imbos spreading their poison to a lot of other people.’
1950s: humorous shortening of imbecile.
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