A word often used to describe students who attend vocational high schools. An obvious play on the the more familiar "retard", it suggests that vocational students generally exhibit some form of mental retardation. While some of these vo-tards possess significant mechanical skills, it is impossible for them to escape the stereotype.
"yo man, did you bring your car to the shop yet?"
"nah, I just got a couple of vo-tards to fix it for short money."