Hey vs Yoohoo - What's the difference?

hey | yoohoo |

Hey is a see also of yoohoo.


As interjections the difference between hey and yoohoo

is that hey is an exclamation to get attention while yoohoo is used to get attention.

As a noun hey

is (country dancing) a choreographic figure in which the dancers weave between one another.

As a verb yoohoo is

to give a cry of "yoohoo".

hey

English

Alternative forms

* (l) * (l)

Interjection

(en interjection)
  • An exclamation to get attention.
  • Hey , look at this!
  • A protest or reprimand.
  • Hey ! Stop that!
  • An expression of surprise.
  • Hey ! This is new!
  • (US, Australia, UK, Canada) An informal greeting, similar to hi.
  • Hey ! How's it going?
  • A request for repetition or explanation; an expression of confusion (see also eh, huh).
  • Hey ? How's that?
  • A meaningless beat marker or extra, filler syllable in song lyrics.
  • The chorus is "nana na na, nana na na hey hey hey, goodbye".

    See also

    * huh * hay is for horses * (wikipedia "hey")

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (country dancing) A choreographic figure in which the dancers weave between one another.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    yoohoo

    English

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • Used to get attention.
  • Yoohoo! I think you dropped this.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To give a cry of "yoohoo".
  • See also

    * hey *ahoy * yahoo