(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!”

Origin of yo-ho

First recorded in 1760–70
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  • This, however, takes one into Yoho Park, of which something will be said in the next chapter.

    Among the Canadian Alps

    Lawrence J. Burpee

  • Yoho Valley in this Park was not discovered until 1897, but its unusual beauty at once attracted numerous visitors.

    Your National Parks

    Enos A. Mills

  • I have never met a "Yoho" and never expect to, but I would dearly love to see how others act when they think they have.

    Le Petit Nord

    Anne Elizabeth Caldwell (MacClanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding

  • We pick him up one morning, somewhere about the western boundary of what is now Yoho Park.

    Among the Canadian Alps

    Lawrence J. Burpee

  • Yoho, down the pebbly dip, and through the merry water-splash and up at a canter to the level road again.