Bobo is a portmanteau of the words bourgeois and bohemian.

The term is used in David Brooks book 'Bobos in Paradise' to describe the 1990s descendants of the yuppies. Brooks's thesis is that this "new upper class" represents a marriage between the liberal idealism of the 1960s and the self-interest of the 1980s.

Bobos, often of the 9-to-5 middle/upper class, claim highly tolerant views of others, purchase expensive and exotic items, and believe American society to be meritocratic.

Bobos hate 'conspicuous consumption' but will splurge on the "necessities" of life. Bobos consider money as a means rather than an end in itself.

Bobo can be used in place of the word yuppie, but it has a fresher and less negative of a connotation.
Aminah: Do you want to go to that french-japanese fushion place for dinner?
Sasha: Eh...I'm craving something local.
Sasha: ...maybe that raw food place you dig in the village?
Amy: Fantastic.. that way we can pick up some beer from Trader Joe's on the way back to the crib!

(two bobos deciding on evening plans)
by aminahtea December 07, 2011

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A Korean dude who muds like a maniac and farts uncontrollably.
Dude, Eric is such a bobo these days.
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a word for idiot, dumb or stupid in Spanish slang.
girl #1: ?Juan fue a la clase hoy?/ Did Juan go to class today?
girl #2: No, el chico bobonunca asiste su clase./ No, the stupid boy never attends his class.
girl #1: !Que bobo!/How stupid!
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A womans bra
Wow that chicks got a nice rack, wonder if she's wearing a Bobo
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Generic, no-name shoes or even worse shoes with corny names (i.e. pro-wings, avia, sike (just glue it), four-stripe adidas, ragamuffinpinwheelsdeluxe. . .).
Bobos, they make your feet feel fine,
Bobos, they cost a dollar ninety-nine. . .
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A cigarette. A loosey. see honkin' on bobo or honkin' on a bobo.
Person 1: Hey bro lets go smoke some bobo's.
Person 2: Yeah, I could go for a couple of bobo's right now.
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Abbreviation for Bohemian Bourgeois. People who were hippies in the sixties, grew out of that, got a computer, and a 70 hour work week but still wanted to be "kinda funky" and "see the world". so they wear long skirts, grow a skullet, buy veggies at the "market" and fill their homes with overpriced expensive crap from 3rd world countries. To get that 'exotic look'.
"Check the bobos and their giant african carvings!"
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'fool' in the language of Spanish
(9th grade broken Spanish)Aye Caramba, porque es tu muy mucho loco bobo!?
For Crying out loud, why are you very much a crazy fool!?
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