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Definitions of wahoo

  1. large fast- moving predacious food and game fish; found worldwide
  2. deciduous shrub having purple capsules enclosing scarlet seeds
  3. upright deciduous plant with crimson pods and seeds; the eastern United States from New York to Florida and Texas
  4. Any of various American trees or shrubs;
  5. Cascara buckthorn.
  6. Basswood.
  7. A certain shrub ( Evonymus atropurpureus) having purple capsules which in dehiscence expose the scarlet- ariled seeds; - called also burning bush.
  8. A dark blue scombroid food fish ( Acanthocibium solandri petus) of Florida and the West Indies.
  9. Euonymus.
  10. See Enonymus.
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Antonyms for wahoo

boo, Alack, Ay, AW, wirra, alas.

Usage examples for wahoo

  1. My father hardly knew where to go, so he crawled under a wahoo bush to think, and ate eight tangerines. – My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
  2. He printed the first edition of the Tribune in his tent under an elm tree in a vast, unfenced meadow that rose from the fringe of timber that shaded the Wahoo – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  3. And the scientists hated the officers and crew for all the inconveniences of the old Wahoo – Let'em Breathe Space by Lester del Rey
  4. There were enough feuds going on aboard the cranky old Wahoo – Let'em Breathe Space by Lester del Rey
  5. The big strike of the Wahoo Valley was on. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  6. Mr. Hunt was then at Wahoo and learned through some islanders from Morotoi, that some Americans had been wrecked on the isle of Tahouraka. – Narrative of a Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America in the years 1811, 1812, 1813, and 1814 or the First American Settlement on the Pacific by Gabriel Franchere
  7. Mister Grundy, I am master of the Wahoo – Let'em Breathe Space by Lester del Rey
  8. Where the wahoo reds And the sumac spreads Tall plumes o'er the purple privet, I beg a kiss Of the wind, tho I wis Right well he never will give it. – Nirvana Days by Cale Young Rice
  9. In the United States of America, this tree is the Wahoo or Burning Bush. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  10. It's ours here in the Wahoo – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  11. Now then," he cried: " The Labor Council of the Wahoo Valley will hold its meeting to- morrow night at seven- thirty sharp on Captain Morton's vacant lot just the other side of the Hot Dog saloon. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  12. And it's going to begin right here in the Wahoo Valley. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  13. Matt W. Nemec, Wahoo Nebraska, Bohemian Roman Catholic, was: There are eight of these gentlemen who have come over here and are in training, and they cannot speak the English language fluently, and it would be a great hardship for them to come up before the young people who speak English very well and try to preach in English. – A Stake in the Land by Peter Alexander Speek
  14. The messengers returned the next day, and brought us a letter, in which the governor ordered us to proceed without delay to the isle of Wahoo where the king lives; assuring us that we should there find good water and everything else we needed. – Narrative of a Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America in the years 1811, 1812, 1813, and 1814 or the First American Settlement on the Pacific by Gabriel Franchere
  15. His client happened to be the Wahoo Fuel Company, which was being assailed by the surviving relatives of something like one hundred dead men. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White

Rhymes for wahoo