yo-ho

[ yoh-hoh ]
/ yoʊˈhoʊ /
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interjection

(used as a call or shout to attract attention, accompany effort, etc.)

verb (used without object), yo-hoed, yo-ho·ing.

to shout “yo-ho!”

Nearby words

  1. ymha,
  2. ymir,
  3. yngling,
  4. yo,
  5. yo-heave-ho,
  6. yo-ho-ho,
  7. yo-yo,
  8. yo-yo dieting,
  9. yob,
  10. yobbery

Origin of yo-ho

First recorded in 1760–70

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