nounpl. -·bos· or -·boes·
- a black person, esp. one who is dark-skinned and of African descent
- [usuallyS-] a racist stereotype of a U.S. black, variously depicted as foolish, shiftless, etc.
Origin of sambofrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps Fula sambo, uncle
- a Russian martial art and combat sport.
From Russian самбо (sámbo), abbreviation of самооборона/самозащита без оружия "self-defense without weapons".
- (slang, Ireland) A sandwich.
Abbreviation of sandwich.