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Ab·oor ab·o (ăb′ō)
n. pl. Ab·os or ab·os Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for an Australian Aborigine.
n (sometimes not capital) , pl Abos
a. short for Aborigine
b. (as modifier): an Abo reserve.
Usage: This once quite common word is now completely unacceptable
(Placename) the Swedish name for Turku
n., pl. ab•os.
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting.—n.
Australian Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. (a contemptuous term used to refer to an Aborigine.)
[1905–10; by shortening; see -o]
Swedish name of Turku.
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|Noun||1.||Abo - a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived|