Wahoo vs Woohoo - What's the difference?

wahoo | woohoo |


As a proper noun wahoo

is a ghost town in california.

As an interjection woohoo is

.

As a noun woohoo is

(zoology) the sailfish.

wahoo

English

Etymology 1

Noun

(en noun)
  • , a tropical and subtropical game fish.
  • Hypernyms
    * Scombridae
    Coordinate terms
    * mackerel * tuna * bonito
    See also
    * (wikipedia "wahoo") * (Acanthocybium solandri) * (Acantocybium solandri)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) *uhawhu .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Southern US) The .
  • Etymology 3

    From a (etyl) word, the first element of which is cognate to (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • , a burning bush.
  • woohoo

    English

    Alternative Forms

    * woo hoo

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • Woohoo! It's summer again!

    Synonyms

    * (expressing joy) hooray, yay, yahoo, yippee

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (zoology) The sailfish.
  • (Webster 1913)