Definition of yahoo noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈjɑːhuː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːhuː//
; BrE BrE//jəˈhuː//
; NAmE NAmE//jəˈhuː//
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(pl. yahoos) (disapproving) a rude, noisy or violent person Word Originnoun mid 18th cent.: from the name of an imaginary race of brutish creatures in Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: yahoo

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