Definition of yoo-hoo in English:

yoo-hoo

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Pronunciation: /ˈjuːhuː
 
, juːˈhuː
 
/

exclamation

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

verb

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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.

Origin

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

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