Associations to the word «Yahoo»


YAHOO, noun. A rough, coarse, or uncouth person; yokel; lout.
YAHOO, noun. A loud boisterous person.
YAHOO, noun. (pejorative) A white person from the former Confederate States of America (i.e., Southern United States).
YAHOO, noun. (cryptozoology) A humanoid cryptid said to exist in parts of eastern Australia, and also reported in the Bahamas.
YAHOO, interjection. An exclamation of joy.
YAHOO, interjection. A battle cry.
YAHOO, noun. (literature) One of a race of brutes, who look and act similar to men, that inhabit the same land as the civilized Houyhnhnms.
YAHOO, noun. (informal) An employee of the Internet company Yahoo!.

Dictionary definition

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

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