Definition of arvo in English:

arvo

Line breaks: arvo
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːvəʊ
 
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noun (plural arvos)

Australian/NZ informal
Afternoon: on Monday arvo
More example sentences
  • A barbie in the arvo always sounds like a great plan and not in the slightest bit pretentious if suggested by an Australian.
  • So after a rather wearing morning I only had the arvo to make the final arrangements.
  • Milder conditions prevailed last Saturday with the greens recovering at a great rate and a north-easterly springing up in the arvo, making good scores a little tougher.

Origin

1930s: abbreviation of afternoon (with voicing of the f) + -o.

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