Meaning of imbo in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɪmbəʊ/

nounplural noun imbos

informal, derogatory Australian
  • A stupid or gullible person.

    • ‘they played like a bunch of imbos’
    • ‘He'd toiled for four years to reach China, only to have some total imbo destroy his dream’
    • ‘The bloke is an imbo!’
    • ‘How about you getting real, imbo!’
    • ‘That's an imbo who lives off of someone else.’
    • ‘You can't stop these imbos spreading their poison to a lot of other people.’


1950s humorous shortening of imbecile.