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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.]
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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yahoo

noun
An unrefined, rude person:
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Translations

yahoo

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

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

nSchwein nt (inf)
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