The Alternative English Dictionary: abo

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abo {{wikipedia}} Alternative forms: Abo etymology 1922, shortened from aborigine. pronunciation
  • (Australia) /ˈæb.əʉ/, {{enPR}}
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  • (UK) {{enPR}}, /ˈæb.əʊ/
  • (US) {{enPR}}, /ˈæb.oʊ/
  • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (Australia, offensive, ethnic slur, slang) An aborigine; aboriginal. {{defdate}}{{R:SOED5|page=6}}
Synonyms: boong, gin (female Aborigine), Jacky, lubra (female Aborigine), Mary (female Aborigine)
anagrams:
  • AOB, a.o.b.
  • bao
  • boa
  • oba, Oba.

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