Drug Term: Yayo

To better inform everyone, we had a round table discussion with teens from Inspirations for Youth and Families about drug and street terms everyone may want to know. Today’s term is “Yayo”. The definition below is based on collective information gathered from teens within our rehab and online research.

Cocaine is a powerful stimulant that is derived from the leaves of the coca plant. Three routes of administration are commonly used for cocaine: snorting, injecting, and smoking. he intensity and duration of cocaine’s effects—which include increased energy, reduced fatigue, and mental alertness—depend on the route of drug administration. The faster cocaine is absorbed into the bloodstream and delivered to the brain, the more intense the high.
yayo cocaine

Yayo (yeh-yoh) noun – a slang word for the illicit drug cocaine often referred to the misspelling and mispronunciation of slang “illello” which means the same thing.

Example: Travis copped some yayo so we can turn up for the weekend.

See our other terms here.