Definitions for yo-ho-ho

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word yo-ho-ho


  1. yo-ho-ho(Interjection)

    A nonce word, now associated with pirates and seafaring.

  2. Origin: From the Robert Louis Stevenson novel Treasure Island (1883) where it is followed by "and a bottle of rum" in a supposed pirate chantey.


Find a translation for the yo-ho-ho definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these yo-ho-ho definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"yo-ho-ho." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for yo-ho-ho?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for yo-ho-ho: