like billy-o

like billy-o

very much, hard, or strongly. British informal
1995 John Banville Athena This skin tone is the effect of cigarettes, I suspect, for she is a great smoker…going at the fags like billy-o.
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like ˈbilly-o

(British English, informal) very much or very enthusiastically: They worked like billy-o to get it finished on time.
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