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yo-yo

a toy consisting of a spool attached to a string, the end of which is held while it is repeatedly spun out and reeled in

What does it mean when you dream about a yo-yo?

It may be fun to be playing with a yo-yo in a dream, but it also may indicate that someone in one’s life has been behaving like a yo-yo and needs to be reeled in with communication skills and precise direction.

yo-yo

child’s toy that periodically overwhelms public’s fancy. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 173]
See: Fads
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