Definitions

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  • noun The behaviour or attitudes of yahoos; ignorant boorishness.

Etymologies

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yahoo +‎ -ism

Examples

  • Palin’s yahooism is bad enough, Lester, but the anti-Christian five minute hates eminating from Daily Kos – and all too frequently you – are worse yet.

    Palin Thinks US Is Now at War With Iran « Antiwar.com Blog

  • I see studying and going to the best school you can and learning to think critically as a powerful antidote to the homespun yahooism that is being held up to us as the gold standard of competence.

    Marty Kaplan: The Stigma of Education

  • Stupidity, pig-headedness and yahooism are not impeachable offenses.

    Bush's Gravest Impeachable Crime

  • As for the right, Bush and the Republican Congress are about the victory of yahooism in American politics.

    Firedoglake » Carpe Diem

  • And this conservative group suing, I mean, this is the worst sort of conservative yahooism.

    CNN Transcript Aug 18, 2002

  • He nimbly avoided the pitfalls of yahooism, academicism, social realism and surrealist kitsch and, in so doing, forged a style that was exemplary for its technical and expressive economy, if not for daring imagination.

    NYT > Home Page

  • And that down-home wilderness yahooism is just a phony ploy to fool people into believing she's one of them.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • And that down-home wilderness yahooism is just a phony ploy to fool people into believing she's one of them.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • And that down-home wilderness yahooism is just a phony ploy to fool people into believing she's one of them.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

  • And that down-home wilderness yahooism is just a phony ploy to fool people into believing she's one of them.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories

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