- n. Australia, New Zealand, informal Afternoon.
- Abbreviation of afternoon + -o (“diminutive suffix”). (Wiktionary)
“Oh, I have a question - what does the word "arvo" mean?”
“I'll play it while I keep an eye on yet another ODI this arvo!”
“But guess who walked through my door yesterday arvo?”
“Dirk I suggest you watch that doof of an arvo … Mr Hewitsson …. he can squeeze a bunch of egg whites out of a sock.”
“And the Naki crew were indeed good company -all off this arvo to "stick pigs" which is apparently something you do at the weekends in the hills rather than in Coventry on a saturday night.”
“*Excuses himself while he takes the arvo off work to ponder said KOIs*”
“BTW – I think this is a great type of article that you could have on here regularly – a Friday arvo 'pick of the papers'.”
“Recently one of The Bobettes spotty little oik friends came over on a sunday arvo.”
“Unbeknownst to us the malaysian student association had been using our home ground for an impromptu sunday arvo soccer comp.”
“I think I spoke too soon yesterday re: the cold/flu - started to feel pretty tired and achy muscles late arvo and had to ride 20km home anyway.”
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