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yo-heave-ho Line breaks: yo-heave-ho
Pronunciation: /jəʊhiːvˈhəʊ/

Definition of yo-heave-ho in English:

exclamation& noun

Another term for heave-ho.
Example sentences
  • Their unique and facetious yo-heave-ho was so attractive.
  • A Chinese writer said the yo-heave-ho of those vendors is a language art.
  • They will apply themselves to the job with a hearty yo-heave-ho.

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