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hollo

play
verb hol·lo \ˈhä-(ˌ)lō; hä-ˈlō, hə-\

Definition of hollo

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to cry hollo :  holler

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to call or cry hollo to

  5. 2 :  to utter loudly :  holler



Examples of hollo in a sentence

  1. <far into the night searchers could be heard holloing for the lost child>



14th Century

First Known Use of hollo

14th century

Variants of hollo

or halloo play \hə-ˈlü, ha-\ also hallo play \-ˈlō\

Rhymes with hollo

aglow, ago, airflow, airglow, air show, alow, although, archfoe, argot, a throw, backflow, backhoe, bandeau, Baotou, barlow, bateau, below, bestow, big toe, bon mot, bravo, by-blow, cachepot, callow, caló, Carlow, cash flow, chapeau, Chi-Rho, cockcrow, Cocteau, cornrow, corn snow, crossbow, Cousteau, Darrow, Day-Glo, dayglow, death row, Defoe, de trop, deathblow, deco, down-bow, dumb show, elbow, escrow, fencerow, flambeau, floor show, flyblow, fogbow, forego, foreknow, forgo, freak show, free throw, Freneau, Fuzhou, galop, game show, genro, gigot, Glencoe, go-slow, Gounod, Guangzhou, gung ho, guyot, Hadow, Hangzhou, Hankow, Harrow, heave-ho, hedgerow, heigh-ho, hello, horse show, ice floe, ice show, inflow, in tow, Io, jabot, jambeau, Jane Doe, jim crow, Jinzhou, Joe Blow, Jiaozhou, John Doe, Juneau, Hounslow, kayo, KO, Lanzhou, lie low, light show, longbow, low blow, Luchow, macho, mahoe, maillot, mallow, manteau, Marlowe, Marot, marrow, matelot, merlot, Meursault, minnow, Miró, misknow, Moho, mojo, morceau, morrow, Moscow, mucro, mudflow, Murrow, nightglow, no-no, no-show, nouveau, oboe, outflow, outgo, outgrow, oxbow, peep show, Pernod, picot, plateau, pronto, Quanzhou, quiz show, rainbow, Rameau, red snow, reflow, regrow, repo, reseau, road show, rondeau, rondo, roscoe, Roseau, rouleau, sabot, Saint-Lô, salchow, scarecrow, self-sow, serow, shadblow, Shantou, sideshow, skid row, ski tow, Soho, so-so, sound bow, sourdough, stone's throw, sunbow, Suzhou, tableau, Taizhou, talk show, tiptoe, Thoreau, tone row, tonneau, trade show, trousseau, Trudeau, uh-oh, unsew, up-bow, upthrow, van Gogh, wallow, Wenzhou, Wicklow, widow, willow, windrow, windthrow, winnow, Winslow, Wuzhou, Xuzhou, Yalow, yarrow, Zhangzhou, Zhengzhou, Zibo


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hollo

noun, hol·lo

Definition of hollo

plural hollos or halloos also hallos

  1. :  an exclamation or call of hollo



15th Century

First Known Use of hollo

15th century

Variants of hollo

or halloo also hallo

Rhymes with hollo


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hollo

interjection hol·lo

Definition of hollo

  1. 1 —used to attract attention (as when a fox is spied during a fox hunt)

  2. 2 —used as a call of encouragement or jubilation



Variants of hollo

or halloo also hallo

Origin of hollo

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1588


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