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Meaning of HOLLO

Pronunciation:  'hâlow

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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}.