Definition of "jo" []

  • Scots Sweetheart; dear. (noun)

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Use "jo" in a sentence
  • "In the 50's & early 60'sIfin jo daddy decided you was a dumb "f", .. then you wus."
  • "Did the monopthongization of dipthongs occur earlier or later than the loss of the proto-Germanic endings in - jo stem verbs?"
  • "I don't know why, but suddenly I was seated on the bed, with my arm round those white shoulders, while she sobbed and clung to me, calling me her "jo" - it was that funny Scotch word, which she hadn't used for years, since she had grown so grand, that made me believe her - almost."