Main definitions of yo in 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/

Main definitions of yo in English

: yo1yo2

yo2

pronoun

  • nonstandard spelling of you, used to represent black English

possessive determiner

  • nonstandard spelling of your, used to represent black English

Pronunciation:

yo

/yō/