Definitions for YAHOOˈyɑ hu, ˈyeɪ-, yɑˈhu
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ya•hooˈyɑ hu, ˈyeɪ-, yɑˈhu(n.)(pl.)-hoos.
(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.
(l.c.) a boorish person; lout.
Origin of Yahoo:
coined by Swift in Gulliver'sTravels (1726)
yokel, rube, hick, yahoo, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon(noun)
a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift
a widely used search engine for the web that finds information, news, images, products, finance
A rough, coarse, or uncouth person; yokel; lout.
A loud boisterous person.
A derogatory term for a white person from the Confederate South (i.e., United States).
A humanoid cryptid said to exist in parts of eastern Australia, and also reported in the Bahamas.
An exclamation of joy.
A battle cry.
Origin: Coined by Jonathan Swift in Gulliver's Travels.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
name of a race of brutes, subject to the Houyhuhnms (q. v.), in "Gulliver's Travels," with the form and all the vices of men.