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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.
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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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|Noun||1.||yahoo - 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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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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A. [jɑːˈhuː] EXCL → ¡yupi!
B. [ˈjɑːhuː] N (Brit) → niñato/a m/f
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