bobo

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See also: Bobo, bóbo, bobô, and bo bo

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of bourgeois bohemian, popularized by David Brooks to describe the 1990s equivalent of the yuppie.

Noun[edit]

bobo ‎(plural bobos)

  1. A materialistic person who affects an anti-materialistic persona.
  2. A self-styled bodyguard or groupie of the nouveau riche (such as a professional athlete or musician)
  3. An imitation of something, particularly a well known product, usually lower in quality than the original.

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Albanian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

bobo

  1. alas (exclamation of sorrow, etc.)


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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bobo m ‎(plural bobos)

  1. (childish) boo-boo (pain or injury)

Etymology 2[edit]

Blend of bourgeois +‎ bohème.

Noun[edit]

bobo m, f ‎(plural bobos)

  1. bobo, boho

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Hiligaynon[edit]

Verb[edit]

bóbó and bôbô

  1. pour out or over

Verb[edit]

bóbo

  1. baptism without ceremony

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish bobo, from Latin balbus.

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Adjective[edit]

bobo m ‎(feminine singular boba, masculine plural bobos, feminine plural bobas, comparable)

  1. (Brazil) silly, stupid
  2. (Brazil) naive

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Noun[edit]

bobo m (plural bobos)

  1. (historical) jester (person who amused a medieval court)
  2. (chiefly Brazil) a stupid or naive person; a fool.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin balbus ‎(stuttering).

Adjective[edit]

bobo m ‎(feminine singular boba, masculine plural bobos, feminine plural bobas)

  1. stupid, naïve

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Noun[edit]

bobo m ‎(plural bobos)

  1. A stupid or naive person; a fool.
    No seas bobo!
    robin es bobo!

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish bobo, from Latin balbus ‎(stammering).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bobo

  1. an idiot

Adjective[edit]

bobo

  1. stupid; idiotic

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