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Definition of "yo-yos" []

  • A toy consisting of a spool attached to a string, the end of which is held while it is repeatedly spun out and reeled in (noun)
  • A stupid person, esp one who is easily manipulated (noun)
  • To change repeatedly from one position to another; fluctuate (verb)
  • Changing repeatedly; fluctuating (adjective)
  • Plural form of yo-yo. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of yo-yo. (verb)

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Use "yo-yos" in a sentence
  • "If the AGW yo-yos get their way, we will all be freezing in the bloody dark."
  • "It isn't surprising that the NFL vigorously tracks down violations: Organizations that don't aggressively act to protect their trademarks can lose them just ask the makers of aspirin, escalators, or yo-yos, all trademarks that became generics due to common usage."
  • "The rings spun rapidly, rising and plunging like yo-yos."