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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ya•hooˈyɑ 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.

    Category: Literature

  2. (l.c.) a boorish person; lout.

Origin of Yahoo:

coined by Swift in Gulliver'sTravels (1726)



  1. yahooism(Noun)

    The behaviour or attitudes of yahoos; ignorant boorishness.


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