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yo-ho-ho

Syllabification: yo-ho-ho
Pronunciation: /ˌyōˌhōˈhō
 
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(also yo-ho)

Definition of yo-ho-ho in English:

exclamation

1 dated Used to attract attention.
2 Nautical , archaic A seaman’s chant used while hauling ropes or performing other strenuous work.
Example sentences
  • We had a yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum on board somebody else's dreamily expensive yacht in the Caribbean.
  • With a yo-ho-ho and a bottle of pop, organisers of Hull's international sea shanty festival are preparing to transform the city once again into a carnival of all things maritime.

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