What Does Yahoo Mean?Yahoo is an exclamation of excitement or happiness. It also means "Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle," or "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle," and is a synonym of "Yob."
Here is more information about each of these definitions with examples.
Exclamation of Excitement or HappinessYahoo is a word that is often used as an exclamation of excitement or happiness. For example:
- School's out for summer. Yahoo!
Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle / Yet Another Hierarchical Officious OracleYahoo is also the name of a US-based company, which was an early pioneer of the internet in the early 1990s and remains a leading global web service provider.
In this context, Yahoo is widely considered to be an acronym meaning either "Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle" or "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle."
YobEspecially in British English, yahoo is a synonym of yob, or lout, often used to refer to boorish or aggressive middle or upper-class people. For example:
- London bankers are a bunch of yahoos.
- The yahoos are running the country!
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When I write Yahoo, I mean this:
"Exclamation of Excitement or Happiness"
Summary of Key Points for the First Definition"Exclamation of Excitement or Happiness" is a common definition for Yahoo on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
|Definition:||Exclamation of Excitement or Happiness|
1: Easy to guess
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s
Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition"Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle" or Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle" are other common definitions for Yahoo.
|Definition:||Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle / Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle|
4: Difficult to guess
Summary of Key Points for the Third DefinitionYahoo also means "Yob."
2: Quite easy to guess
Adults and Teenagers
Example of Yahoo Used in a Text
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See AlsoBING (because it's not Google (internet search engine)) BOOYAH (expression of excitement or approval) LTG (learn to Google) M$ (Microsoft) OIK (unpleasant person or yob) YH (yahoo, yeah) YIM (Yahoo! Instant Messenger) YM (Yahoo! Messenger, your mom, yummy mummy)
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