yoo–hoo

play
interjection \ˈyü-(ˌ)hü\

Definition of yoo–hoo

  1. —used to attract attention or as a call to persons

Origin and Etymology of yoo–hoo

probably alteration of yo-ho, interjection used to attract attention — more at yahoo


First Known Use: circa 1924


YOO–HOO Defined for English Language Learners

yoo–hoo

play
interjection \ˈyü-(ˌ)hü\

Definition of yoo–hoo for English Language Learners

  • —used to attract someone's attention or to call out to someone


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up yoo–hoo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or resembling a fox

Get Word of the Day daily email!