Main definitions of yo in US English:

: yo1yo2

yo1

exclamation

informal
  • Used to greet someone, attract their attention, or express excitement.

Origin

Natural exclamation: first recorded in late Middle English.

Pronunciation

yo

/yō//joʊ/

Main definitions of yo in US English:

: yo1yo2

yo2

pronoun

  • ‘yo go home, girl’
    nonstandard spelling of you

possessive determiner

  • ‘what did you do wit' yo money?’
    nonstandard spelling of your

Pronunciation

yo

/joʊ//yō/