Definition of yoo-hoo in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈjuːhuː
, juːˈhuː


A call used to attract attention to one’s arrival or presence: Yoo-hoo!—Is anyone there?


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Say ‘yoo-hoo’ to attract attention: Roz comes in, waving and yoo-hooing
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  • The excited girls, rain dripping from their hats, waved and yoo-hooed wildly from the back of the cab.
  • So, in a nut shell, I had hardened myself to these cat-calling, whistling, yoo-hooing yo-yos.
  • Treadwell yoo-hoos wildly.


natural exclamation: first recorded in English in the 1920s.

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deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected