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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

yahoo \ya"hoo\ (y[aum]"h[=oo]), noun

1. One of a race of filthy brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in Swift's "Gulliver's Travels." See in the Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5 + CM]

2. Hence, any brutish or vicious character. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. A raw countryman; a lout; a greenhorn. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. Someone who is not very intelligent or not interested in culture.

Syn: yokel, rube, hick, hayseed, bumpkin, chawbacon. [WordNet 1.5] Yahweh Jahve Jahveh

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

yahoo

noun

1: a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture [syn: {yokel}, {rube}, {hick}, {yahoo}, {hayseed}, {bumpkin}, {chawbacon}]

2: one of a race of brutes resembling men but subject to the Houyhnhnms in a novel by Jonathan Swift

3: a widely used search engine for the web that finds information, news, images, products, finance


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