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This article is about characters in Gulliver's Travels. For the web portal and search engine of similar name, see Yahoo.

In Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, a yahoo is a vile and savage creature, filthy and with unpleasant habits, resembling human beings far too closely for the liking of Lemuel Gulliver, who finds the calm and rational society of the Houyhnhnms far preferable.