Boohoo vs Yoohoo - What's the difference?

boohoo | yoohoo |


In lang=en terms the difference between boohoo and yoohoo

is that boohoo is to cry, weep while yoohoo is to give a cry of "yoohoo".

As verbs the difference between boohoo and yoohoo

is that boohoo is to cry, weep while yoohoo is to give a cry of "yoohoo".

As a noun boohoo

is the woohoo, or sailfish.

As an interjection yoohoo is

used to get attention.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

boohoo

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To cry, weep.
  • *2011 , (Grace Dent), The Guardian , 8 Jul 2011:
  • *:"It feels inevitable," he boohooed . Of course it was inevitable – he used to tweet at least six times an hour, endless say-what-you-see drivel.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The woohoo, or sailfish.
  • (Webster 1913)

    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