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Exclamation. July 19, 2011, Word of the Day
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Definition

A deprecating WOW.
it is a compliment but not fully so, some part of you is envious, jealous and you are not a wimp: you shall show it.
Predominantly heard emanating from an insincere woman's mouth.
A once over and rolling of eyes accompany this word.
It is different from Abbaa very different in form and feel.

Usage

Pankajam: how do you like my new Guntur Zari (aka sari of a certain kind)
Seethalakshmi: Abbo! what are you dressing up for? Boy is coming, aa? To see?
(A traditional but modern custom where boys and girls get to meet for the first time in front of all their relatives and their relatives' relatives)
Added 2011-07-07 by korivikaram

Root

Telugu

Related Terms

Abbaa