Billyo

great degree: 'scared me to billyo'

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • billyo — illyo, billyoh illyoh . a large amount; British say it rained like billyo where Americans say it rained like the devil . [British] Syn: billy ho. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • billyo — /ˈbɪlioʊ / (say bileeoh) phrase Colloquial 1. go to billyo, (an exclamation of dismissal.) 2. like billyo, a. with gusto: *I wanted like billy o to shake him off, but I didn t know how. –d arcy niland, 1955. b. with great speed: she rode like… …   Australian English dictionary

  • billyo — Australian Slang great degree: scared me to billyo …   English dialects glossary

  • billyo — noun an unimaginably large amount British say it rained like billyo where Americans say it rained like all get out • Syn: ↑billyoh, ↑billy ho, ↑all get out • Hypernyms: ↑large indefinite quantity, ↑large indefinite amount …   Useful english dictionary

  • billyo — n. extremely large amount …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Like billyo — 1. with gusto: We laughed like billyo ; 2. with great speed: He rode like billyo …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • like billyo — Australian Slang 1. with gusto: We laughed like billyo ; 2. with great speed: He rode like billyo …   English dialects glossary

  • To billyo — to a great degree: scared me to billyo …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • to billyo — Australian Slang to a great degree: scared me to billyo …   English dialects glossary

  • Go to billyo — get lost …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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