(noun, interjection)


1. An exclamation of joy.

2. A battle cry.


1. a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture

Similar word(s): bumpkin, chawbacon, hayseed, hick, rube, yokel

Definition categories: person, rustic

2. one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift

Definition categories: person

3. a widely used search engine for the web that finds information, news, images, products, finance

Definition categories: communication

Sentences with yahoo as a noun:

- 1835: The natives are greatly terrrified by the sight of a person in a mask calling him "devil" or Yah-hoo, which signifies evil spirit. — James Holman, Travels, 1835 (quoted by Malcolm Smith, above)1985: Yahoos in the Bahamas — title of paper by Michael Raynal, Cryptozoology, volume 4, 1985