Meaning of Yahoo

Ya•hoo

Pronunciation: (yä'h, yā'-, yä-h'), [key]
— 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.
  2. (l.c.) an uncultivated or boorish person; lout; philistine; yokel.
  3. (l.c.) a coarse or brutish person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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