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  1. yo-yo

    • IPA[ˈjəʊjəʊ]

    英式

    • n.
      a toy consisting of a pair of joined discs with a deep groove between them in which string is attached and wound, which can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds;a thing that repeatedly fluctuates
    • v.
      move up and down; fluctuate;manipulate or manoeuvre (someone or something)
    • noun: yo-yo, plural noun: yo-yos

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. trademark in UK a toy consisting of a pair of joined discs with a deep groove between them in which string is attached and wound, which can be spun alternately downward and upward by its weight and momentum as the string unwinds and rewinds with a flick of the wrist, she sent the yo-yo spiraling down and watched it spin there
    • a thing that repeatedly fluctuates the yo-yo syndrome of repeatedly losing weight and gaining it again
    • 2. North American informal a stupid, insane, or unpredictable person they think they're tangling with some small-town yo-yos, but they're not

    動詞

    • 1. move up and down; fluctuate popularity polls yo-yo up and down with the flow of events
    • manipulate or manoeuvre (someone or something) I don't want the job if it means he gets to yo-yo me around