yoo hoo

yoo-hoo

[yoo-hoo]
interjection
1.
(used as an exclamation to get someone's attention, in calling to another person, or the like.)
verb (used without object)
2.
to get or attempt to get someone's attention by or as if by calling “yoo-hoo”: yoo-hooing across the back fence.

Origin:
probably earlier than 1920–25, Americanism; of expressive orig.

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yoo-hoo (ˈjuːˌhuː)
 
interj
a call to attract a person's attention

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yoo-hoo
exclamation to call attention, 1924.
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