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An endearing term used to refer to (young) men searching for the meaning of life through the works of Jung, Freud, Nietzsche and other such psychologists/philosophers.

Additionally, a boyo is one who wakes up at 4am and cleans their room - in essence, one who ‘gets after it.’
"I learnt a lot about ol’ Jung from that boyo Jimmy"

"Me and the other boyos often argue who is better, Freud or Jung"
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by The_Babadook April 28, 2021
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Lying flat refers to a defeatist lifestyle in Chin, where people stop working, desiring material acquisition, and tap out of any social life – sometimes for good. By lying flat, young people are participating in a kind of non-cooperation movement, rather than surrendering themselves to China's oppressive work culture where they see little hope of social mobility.
I’m not going to try to get a better job so I can afford to start a family, I’m just lying flat.
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An old Irish term meaning good friend or Brother.
"Wats up boyo." or "Hey boyo wheres the fight."
by C-Wade November 08, 2007
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The term "boyo" is a part of "Wenglish" (Welsh-English) that has simply grown from a Welsh take on the English word "boy". Although perhaps not widely used today, it is used to address someone, not necessarily young, frequently with negative connotations.
What ya doing there, boyo? (A non-welsh person to a welsh person (both grown men)).
by Brynly Jones August 18, 2006
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A slang word word used by Mr. Krabs in the animated show, "Spongebob Squarepants," to reference the title character Spongebob or his pink mate Patrick.
"Don't go near those hooks me boyo."
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by Northern Southerner November 30, 2016
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Boyo is a word used to describe your mates, similar to pals or fellas.

It is often used to take the piss and when the end of the word is more exaggerated eg "boYO" it can show a sense of dominance from the person speaking the word.

"Boyo" has evolved into a cult following in South Africa as it can be seen as a satirical word, mocking the lives of rich young white South Africans who feel entitled.

This word is legendary and will always be a part of Urban slang.
"Whats up Boyo, looks like your lady is cheating on you"
"Times up Boyo, think you need to get a cab home"
by John Rhino November 11, 2015
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Boyo is supposed to be a Welsh saying for a friend or mate, but i've never heard anyone in Wales say it!!!

The only people i hear saying it are Enlgish people trying to take the piss!

Ususally putting on a really bad accent, that sounds more Indian in origin than Welsh!
English guy: All right boyo?

Welshman: Yeah fine, err, why are you putting on that Indian accent?
by Tom........ March 28, 2007
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