yahoo \ya"hoo\ (?), n. 1. one of a race of filthy brutes in swift's "gulliver's travels." see in the dictionary of noted names in fiction. 2. hence, any brutish or vicious character. 3. a raw countryman; a lout; a greenhorn. [u. s.] [ yahoo n 1. not very intelligent or interested in culture [syn: yokel, rube, hick, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon]
2. one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the houyhnhnms in swift's gulliver's travels [syn: yahoo]
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Noun 1. one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift (hypernym) fictional character, fictitious character, character Noun 1. not very intelligent or interested in culture (synonym) yokel, rube, hick, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon (hypernym) rustic
Provides intuitive, context-based guides to online content, web search capabilities, aggregated third-party content and community and personalization features which enable web users to locate and access desired information and services.
A Web directory created by a couple of guys from Stanford who now have more money than the entire state of Arkansas. Rumor has it they own one business suit between them. Their site is constantly updated and provides an easy way of finding almost any Web page. Check it our for yourself at http://www.yahoo.com/
1. loudmouthed person which usually out of control in some way; rough, coarse or uncouth person; 2. exclamation expressing enthusiasm or delight act in a rough, loutish manner (from “Yahoo” - one of a race of brutes having the form of human beings and embodying all the degrading passions of humanity, in “Gulliver's Travels” (1726) by Jonathan Swift) boisterous behaviour