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Pronunciation: /ˈjəʊjəʊ/

Translation of yo-yo in Spanish:


  • 1 (toy) yo-yo (masculine) to be/go up and down like a yo-yo [colloquial/familiar] I was up and down like a yo-yo all afternoon me pasé toda la tarde de arriba para abajo the dollar has been going up and down like a yo-yo recently el dólar ha subido y bajado a lo loco últimamente [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • It is something like the toy we call a yo-yo: you play with it and make it spin, but there is always a string attached.
    • Because the kids will be housed in DannyMart day care, there will be no need for yo-yos, squirt guns and other toys to clutter the shelves.
    • Like the yo-yo, the hula hoop, and the Mohican haircut, vehicle fads come and go.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-yoes, -yoing, -yoed)

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