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yahoos

Ya·hoo
Y y

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [yah-hoo, yey-, yah-hoo]
    • /ˈyɑ hu, ˈyeɪ-, yɑˈhu/
    • /ˈjɑː.huː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [yah-hoo, yey-, yah-hoo]
    • /ˈyɑ hu, ˈyeɪ-, yɑˈhu/

Definitions of yahoos word

  • noun plural yahoos (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. 1
  • noun plural yahoos (lowercase) an uncultivated or boorish person; lout; philistine; yokel. 1
  • noun plural yahoos (lowercase) a coarse or brutish person. 1
  • noun yahoos Plural form of yahoo. 1
  • noun yahoos plural of yahoo. 0

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Parts of speech for Yahoos

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

yahoos popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 77% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for yahoos

noun yahoos

  • savages — fierce, ferocious, or cruel; untamed: savage beasts.
  • barbarians — Plural form of barbarian.
  • beasts — Plural form of beast.
  • boors — a churlish, rude, or unmannerly person.
  • louts — an awkward, stupid person; clumsy, ill-mannered boor; oaf.

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