Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 01/04/15 Yahoo

January 04, 2015

Yahoo (noun)
Yahoo [yah-hoo, yey-, yah-hoo]


noun, plural Yahoos.
1. (in Swift's Gulliver's Travels) one of a race of brutes, having the form and all the vices of humans, who are subject to the Houyhnhnms.
2. (lowercase) an uncultivated or boorish person; lout; philistine; yokel.
3. (lowercase) a coarse or brutish person.

Origin: coined by Swift in Gulliver's Travels (1726)

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