Definition of grebo in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɡriːbəʊ

noun (plural grebos)

British informal
A youth favouring heavy metal or punk rock music, and having long hair.
More example sentences
  • It was the birthplace of the unlamented, long-haired ‘grebo ‘scene of the late 80s, whose bands sported long hair and baggy shorts onstage.
  • But basically kids are really keen to label each other, they even told me I was a grebo because I like the Kaiser Chiefs.


1980s: perhaps from greaser, on the pattern of words such as dumbo.

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