- yo-yo — yo-yo (English)
- A toy consisting of two weighted discs as a weight, connected with an axle, around which string is wound. There is a loop at the end of the string; the toy is played by putting the loop around a finger, grasping the weight, and throwing it in a smooth motion. Some tricks may be performed before letting the weight return to the hand.
The original French definition:
- yo-yo (French)
- Jouet consistant en un poids fait de deux disques lestés reliés par un axe autour duquel est attaché un fil. Au bout du fil se trouve une boucle, que l'on attache autour d'un doigt ; on y joue en prenant le poids, et en lançant celui-ci d'un geste régulier. Il est possible de faire effectuer diverses figures au poids avant son retour à la main.
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