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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.]

ya′hoo·ism n.

ya·hoo 2

(yä-ho͞o′)
interj.
Used to express exuberance or delight.

[Imitative.]

yahoo

(jəˈhuː)
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)]
yaˈhooism n

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)]
ya′hoo•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yahoo - a person who is not very intelligent or interested in cultureyahoo - a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
rustic - an unsophisticated country person
2.Yahoo - one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift
3.Yahoo - a widely used search engine for the web that finds information, news, images, products, finance
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product

yahoo

noun philistine, savage, lout, beast, barbarian, brute, rowdy, hoon (Austral. & N.Z.), roughneck (slang), boor, churl, yob or yobbo (Brit. slang) a typical City merchant banking yahoo

yahoo

noun
An unrefined, rude person:
Translations

yahoo

A. [jɑːˈhuː] EXCL¡yupi!
B. [ˈjɑːhuː] N (Brit) → niñato/a m/f

yahoo

[ˈjɑːhuː jɑːˈhuː jəˈhuː]
exclyoupi
n (British)rustre mf

yahoo

nSchwein nt (inf)
References in classic literature ?
I could frequently distinguish the word YAHOO, which was repeated by each of them several times: and although it was impossible for me to conjecture what it meant, yet while the two horses were busy in conversation, I endeavoured to practise this word upon my tongue; and as soon as they were silent, I boldly pronounced YAHOO in a loud voice, imitating at the same time, as near as I could, the neighing of a horse; at which they were both visibly surprised; and the gray repeated the same word twice, as if he meant to teach me the right accent; wherein I spoke after him as well as I could, and found myself perceivably to improve every time, though very far from any degree of perfection.
Yahoo was started in 1994 by two Stanford University graduate students, Jerry Yang and David Filo, who wanted a way to organize the information they had found on the Web portion of the global data network.
Yahoo revealed Friday that it has formed a special committee of independent directors that will explore strategic alternatives and develop a process to reach out to interested parties for a possible sale.
This is the first time the Yahoo Mail app is fully functional using an email address from Gmail, Outlook or AOL.
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