jo or joe – [ joh ] – / dʒoʊ /
Noun, plural joes. Scot.
- beloved one; darling; sweetheart.
ORIGIN OF JO
First recorded in 1520–30; variant of joy
- a female given name, form of Josephine.
a male given name, form of Joseph.
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JO
- “I am just floored by this,” Jo Farrell, now 83, told The Denver Post eight years ago when the allegations first surfaced.
- Joan and I, along with Isabella’s parents Mary Gaye and Jo, can’t wait to become proud grandparents.
- Yet that question, and its sad answer, hangs over If Nuns Ruled the World, by Jo Piazza.
- Weaver and Jo Clark were far from bowled over when they visited ReaganBook.com.
- But photographer Jo Farrell has tracked down the last living survivors in the remote areas of China.
- Even as he spoke, Jo turned to the stairway as though about to descend, while Rob sprang to the ladder.
- “A big storm, M’sieu’,” Jo said presently as he put some tea into a pot.
- But Jo not so beeg den as now, and dat dress go on pooty goot, eh, Beel?
- As they started off down the trail she called, “Jo, I wish you luck in solving the mystery of your blue-eyed boy.”
- “I shall go up by one train, and come down by the next,” said she to Jo Weatherhead.