Yoicks Yo"icks, interj. (Hunting) A cry of encouragement to foxhounds. [1913 Webster]

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  • yoicks — [yoiks] interj. [earlier hoik, hike, also yoaks] Brit. in fox hunting, used by a hunter to urge on the hounds …   English World dictionary

  • yoicks — interjection Date: 1774 used as a cry of encouragement to foxhounds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • yoicks — /yoyks/, interj. 1. Fox Hunting. (used as a cry by the huntsman to encourage the hounds.) 2. (used as a cry of high spirits or encouragement.) [1765 75; cf. earlier hoick(s) < ?] * * * …   Universalium

  • yoicks — interjection A hunting cry used to urge hounds after a fox …   Wiktionary

  • yoicks — expression of surprise or excitement Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • yoicks — jɔɪks interj. exclamation used by fox hunters to encourage foxhounds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • yoicks — [jɔɪks] exclamation used by fox hunters to urge on the hounds. Origin C18: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • yoicks — /jɔɪks/ (say yoyks) interjection (a cry used to urge on the hounds in fox hunting.) {variant of hoicks} …   Australian English dictionary

  • yoicks — int. (also hoicks) a cry used by fox hunters to urge on the hounds. Etymology: orig. unkn.: cf. hyke call to hounds, HEY(1) …   Useful english dictionary

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