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Definition of "wahoo" []

  • A deciduous shrub or small tree (Euonymus atropurpurea) of eastern North America, having small purplish flowers, pink fruit, and scarlet arillate seeds. (noun)
  • An elm tree (Ulmus alata) of the southeast United States, having twigs with winged, corky edges. (noun)
  • Any of several similar trees. (noun)
  • A tropical marine food and game fish (Acanthocybium solanderi) of the mackerel family, having a pointed snout, narrow body, and long dorsal fin. (noun)
  • Used to express exuberance. (interjection)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wahoo" in a sentence
  • "All over the floor long strips of "wahoo" bark were spread, and these the old man was weaving into horse-collars."
  • "If toothy fish are in the area and of interest, such as wahoo, a wire leader and different bait is deployed."
  • "Six pairs of hands shot up with screams of "wahoo"."
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