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