yoo–hoo

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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

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interjection

Definition of yoo–hoo for English Language Learners

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

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