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saddo Line breaks: saddo
Pronunciation: /ˈsadəʊ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of saddo in English:

noun (plural saddos)

British informal
A person perceived as contemptible or pathetically inadequate: girly mags were for middle-aged saddos, not for right-on young men
More example sentences
  • It is punctuated with ‘is it’ and ‘innit’, uses ‘te’ for ‘to’ and ‘him’ for ‘he’ and a whole bunch of street slang words that older, non-street saddos like me have to work out by way of context.
  • Now, to those people who thought that there was something to gossip about, and also the saddos who insist on communicating via the search function - GET A GRIP!
  • Imagine our surprise when we come back - having been forced to make do with filled croissants, salads and scones - to find two of said worthy saddos sitting in our seats.


1990s: extension of sad.

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