1. an exclamation to call attention

  2. another word for yo-heave-ho

Words Nearby yo-ho-ho

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How to use yo-ho-ho in a sentence

  • Swinging their arms forward at the same moment, they uttered their guttural "yo-ho-ho-ho!"

    The Soul of the Indian | [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  • Fifteen men sat on the dead man's chest— yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!

    T. Haviland Hicks Senior | J. Raymond Elderdice
  • The Scoop continued its interesting discussion of the poem in the issue of October 24, under a caption of “yo-ho-ho!”

    The Dead Men's Song | Champion Ingraham Hitchcock