Yahoo vs Yehaw - What's the difference?

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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.
  • yehaw

    Not English

    Yehaw has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to 'yehaw':

    yoyo, yahoo, yoohoo, yeehaw, yayo, yeyo, yeow