An abbreviation for "in my opinion", most commonly used in text messages or Twitter updates when space is limited.

Can also be used in every day conversation, though is often intentionally condescending or laced with attitude in that context.
In a text message: "IPO, we should go to Mike's Bar- they have the best burgers, and I'm hungry."

In every day conversation: "Excuse me, but I won't do that. IPO, it sounds like a horrible idea. Let me know what it's like to narrowly evade arrest."
by captainaawesome August 14, 2009
Top Definition
Initial Public Offering - IPO

The first sale of stock by a private company to the public. IPOs are often issued by smaller, younger companies seeking capital to expand, but can also be done by large privately-owned companies looking to become publicly traded.

In an IPO, the issuer obtains the assistance of an underwriting firm, which helps it determine what type of security to issue (common or preferred), best offering price and time to bring it to market.

Also referred to as a "public offering".
When Google went IPO, and sold shares of it's newly created stock.
by Anarchy_Creator February 14, 2006
initial public offering

verb: to make or facilitate an initial public offering of one's "services" on the open market
Dude, Goldman Sachs just IPO'd your mom in SOHO.
by pimp19104 October 24, 2007
noun: means lover in Hawaiian.
I held my ipo near and dear to my chest.
by ourladyofsorrowsxxx March 24, 2007
"Initial Public Offering"
1. First Public Stock Release for a Company
2. Gaseous emission immediately before a bowel movement. (can signal an emergent situation)
1 (future)
Dan: (heading into meeting) I wonder if the boss is going to announce our company's IPO...You don't look so good.
Steve: Uh, I might be having an IPO of my own...if the air gets nasty in there, please don't look at me.

2 (present)
Mike: (smelling surroundings) Dude, was that you?
Jim: I think that was an IPO - I better find a toilet quickly.
by jtoy2112 July 26, 2011
Quickly typing on the iPhone and then hitting send without proofing. Since the iPhone will autocorrect/complete your words this can happen quite often
Sorry, I meant to type "How are you" not "How ate toy." iPo.
by NorthernVengence January 08, 2010
a typo you make that disses yourself.
me: get my boyfriend in order, please.
me: boyfriends*
friend: ouch, what an i-po.
by eusebio martinez December 20, 2007
It stands for ideal pulling oppotunity. It could refer to a party or a situation where the chances of pulling are high.
Heading out to a house party later. Its an I.P.O.
by Ebenizer Goode October 19, 2010

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.