Yahoo vs Hurry - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between yahoo and hurry

is that yahoo is (literature) one of a race of brutes, who look and act similar to men, that inhabit the same land as the civilized houyhnhnms or yahoo can be (informal) an employee of the internet company while hurry is rushed action.

As a verb hurry is

(label) to do things quickly.

yahoo

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A rough, coarse, or uncouth person; yokel; lout.
  • A loud boisterous person.
  • (pejorative) A white person from the former Confederate States of America (i.e., Southern United States).
  • (cryptozoology) A humanoid cryptid said to exist in parts of eastern Australia, and also reported in the Bahamas.
  • 1835: The natives are greatly terrrified by the sight of a person in a mask calling him "devil" or Yah-hoo, which signifies evil spirit.'' — James Holman, ''Travels , 1835 (quoted by Malcolm Smith, above)
    1985: Yahoos in the Bahamas'' — title of paper by Michael Raynal, ''Cryptozoology , volume 4, 1985

    Synonyms

    * yokel, lout

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • An exclamation of joy.
  • A battle cry.
  • hurry

    English

    Noun

  • Rushed action.
  • * '>citation
  • Urgency.
  • (sports) In American football, an incidence of a defensive player forcing the quarterback to act faster than the quarterback was prepared to, resulting in a failed offensive play.
  • Derived terms

    * in a hurry

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • (label) To do things quickly.
  • :
  • *
  • *:There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy.Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry , with futile energy, from place to place.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. He had him gripped firmly by the arm, since he felt it was not safe to let him loose, and he had no immediate idea what to do with him.}}
  • (label) Often with (up), to speed up the rate of doing something.
  • :
  • (label) To cause to be done quickly.
  • (label) To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on.
  • *(Robert South) (1634–1716)
  • *:Impetuous lust hurries him on.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:They hurried him aboard a bark.
  • (label) To impel to precipitate or thoughtless action; to urge to confused or irregular activity.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
  • *:And wild amazement hurries up and down / The little number of your doubtful friends.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    See also

    * haste * hurry up * di di mau 1000 English basic words