Definition of yo-hah in English:

yo-hah

(also yohay, yo hah, yohah)

noun

US
historical
  • An exclamation of ‘yo-hah’, indicative of pleasure, approbation, or assent; communal assent or agreement as indicated by such an exclamation.

exclamation

US
historical
  • An exclamation of pleasure, approbation, or assent. Now rare.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Treaty held at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with Indians Six Nations. Apparently from a North American Indian language; probably ultimately of imitative origin.

Pronunciation

yo-hah

/ˌjəʊˈhɑː/