yahooism

Yahoo

[yah-hoo, yey-, yah-hoo]
noun, plural Yahoos.
1.
(in Swift's Gulliver's Travels ) one of a race of brutes, having the form and all the vices of humans, who are subject to the Houyhnhnms.
2.
(lowercase) an uncultivated or boorish person; lout; philistine; yokel.
3.
(lowercase) a coarse or brutish person.

Origin:
coined by Swift in Gulliver's Travels (1726)

yahooism, noun
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yahoo (jəˈhuː)
 
n , pl -hoos
a crude, brutish, or obscenely coarse person
 
[C18: from the name of a race of brutish creatures resembling men in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels (1726)]
 
ya'hooism
 
n

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yahoo
"a brute in human form," 1726, from the race of brutish human creatures in Swift's "Gulliver's Travels."
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