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Very aggressively, vigorously, or enthusiastically. Primarily heard in UK. We've been working like billyo all month to get this finished in time. During the boom, people spent money on credit like billyo, with no regard for how they'd pay it all back.
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like billy-oh

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If someone is doing something or something is happening like billyo or like billy-oh, it is being done or happening to a great degree and with a lot of energy. They were swinging their partners around like billyo. It is still very wet and so everything is growing like billy-oh
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One of the artists the gallery represents, Billyo O'Donnell, donated an original painting, "Twilight On the Grand Basin, Forest Park, St.