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Meaning of HOLLO

Pronunciation:  'hâlow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
  2. [v]  utter a sudden loud cry; "she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"; "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
  3. [v]  cry hollo
  4. [v]  encourage somebody by crying hollo
 

HOLLO is a 5 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: bellow, bellowing, call, cry, holla, holler, holler, hollering, holloa, roar, roaring, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell, yowl
 
 See Also: call, call out, cry, cry out, emit, encourage, exclaim, halloo, hollo, howl, hurrah, let loose, let out, outcry, outcry, pipe, pipe up, roar, screak, screech, shout, shriek, shrill, skreak, skreigh, squawk, ululate, utter, vociferation, wail, whoop, yawl, yell

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Hol*lo"\, interj. & n. [See {Halloo}, and cf. {Holla}.]
    Ho there; stop; attend; hence, a loud cry or a call to
    attract attention; a halloo.
    
          And every day, for food or play, Came to the mariner's
          hollo.                                   --Coleridge.
    
    
  2. \Hol"lo\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Holloed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Holloing}.] [See {Hollo}, interj., and cf. {Halloo}.]
    To call out or exclaim; to halloo. This form is now mostly
    replaced by {hello}.
    
    
 

 

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