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ya·hoo 1(yä′ho͞o, yā′-)
n. pl. ya·hoos
An unrefined and often loud or disruptive person. See Synonyms at boor.
[From Yahoo, member of a race of brutes in Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.]
Used to express exuberance or delight.
n, pl -hoos
a crude, brutish, or obscenely coarse person
[C18: from the name of a race of brutish creatures resembling men in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726)]
Ya•hoo(ˈyɑ hu, ˈyeɪ-, yɑˈhu)
n., pl. -hoos.
1. (in Swift's Gulliver's Travels) one of a race of brutes, having the form and all the vices of humans, who are subject to the Houyhnhnms.
2. (l.c.) a boorish person; lout.
[coined by Swift in Gulliver'sTravels (1726)]
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