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
A Korean dude who muds like a maniac and farts uncontrollably.
Dude, Eric is such a bobo these days.
by Intel July 30, 2004
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. . .
by stop or my mom will shoot February 03, 2005
(plural noun). word used as a friendlier, less vulgar term instead of boobs or titis, and less scientific than breasts.
that girl had big bobos.
by lemonhead January 26, 2005
an idiot. Someone with severely diminished mental capacities.
He's a real bo- bo. I don't know how he got hired.
by slipsheet November 02, 2004
A fake, not real or bad looking item.
Stephane brought his BO-BO jumpshot to eastern shores
by Shehzadbitch. October 09, 2011
A haitian illegal citizen who looks like a bum, who usually wears beat up jordans that he/she bought at ross. They usually have an ugly haircut (so called no tape) they also enjoy bragging about how good they are at basketball even though they are absolutely horrible. BO-BO's are usually short, fat, have no swag and eat everything with hot sauce.
I invited a bunch of people to play basketall and bo-bo's bum self came uninvited with his no swag self.

BO-BO is always bragging about how good he is at basketball.

I saw BO-BO at ross with his whole family buying a tu-tu for his aunty.

BO-BO is a stank ass nigga.
by DATNIGGADANIEL October 04, 2011
generic shoes, probably bought at Kmart
"Bo Bos, they make your feet feel fine.... Bo Bos, they cost a dollar ninety nine"
by Matt Vaughan October 20, 2006

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