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n. pl. bo·zos Slang
1. A fellow; a guy.
2. A dunce; a fool.
[Earlier, a stupid, muscular fellow, of unknown origin (later influenced in meaning by the character of Bozo the Clown, introduced by Capitol Records in 1946 to market records for children ).]
n, pl -zos
slang US a man, esp a stupid one
[C20: of uncertain origin; perhaps based on beau]
n., pl. -zos. Slang.
1. a fellow, esp. a stupid one.
2. a rude or annoying person.
[1915–20, Amer.; of uncertain orig.]
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|Noun||1.||bozo - a man who is a stupid incompetent fool|
|2.||bozo - an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll"|
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
sod - an informal British term for a youth or man; "the poor sod couldn't even buy a drink"