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yo-yo

noun [C] uk   /ˈjəʊ.jəʊ/  us   /ˈjoʊ.joʊ/ (plural yo-yos) trademark
a toy consisting of a circular object that can be made to go up and down a long piece of string to which it is tied

yo-yo

adjective uk   /ˈjəʊ.jəʊ/  us   /ˈjoʊ.joʊ/
used to refer to something that moves up and down quickly, or something that changes repeatedly between one level and another: yo-yo dieting
Translations of “yo-yo”
in Chinese (Traditional) 游遊拉線盤,溜溜球(一種玩具)…
in Russian йо-йо…
in Turkish yo-yo, oyuncak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 游游拉线盘,悠悠球(一种玩具)…
in Polish jojo…
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