What does Himbo mean?

A slang variant of "bimbo" that is applied to males that are attractive, sometimes a bit dumb, but very sweet and adorable.


Other definitions of Himbo:

  • A man version of a "bimbo" or sexy airhead. Often portrayed as stupid, but sweet.
  • A guy who is a bit slow, but very sexy and always trying is best.
  • Generally portrayed as a large, oafish man who is attractive and loyal. Think of a dog that could take you on dates and laugh at any of your jokes (if he understands them).

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How to use the term
Himbo:

  • There are plenty of examples of the himbo in romantic comedies throughout the ages.

  • He's a bit of a himbo, but after my last "intellectual" boyfriend, I could use a little fun.

  • You're nothing but a himbo, honey. We'd both get bored, quick.

  • I'm aiming for "himbo" energy, so I'll just keep smiling, even though I'm not sure what's going on.


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References:

The Himbo Trope, Explained | The Take, YouTube

  • A Miscellaneous that mentions "Himbo."
  • A narrated video essay that explains the TV trope of the "Himbo", the male bimbo.

    The essay describes many examples from movies and film of himbos we've come to know and love.

  • Check it Out

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