Definition of

Yahoo

  1. (noun, person) a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
  2. (noun, person) one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift
  3. (noun, communication) a widely used search engine for the web that finds information, news, images, products, finance

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Yahoo

bumpkin, chawbacon, hayseed, hick, rube, yokel

Alternate forms of Yahoo

Hypernyms: rustic

Origin of the word Yahoo

  1. "a brute in human form," 1726, from the race of brutish human creatures in Swift's "Gulliver's Travels." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Yahoo

y, yahi, yahwe, yahweh, yaw, yay, yea, yeah, yew, yhwh, yi, yo-yo, yue

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