hollo


1hol·lo

verb \ˈhä-(ˌ)lō; hä-ˈlō, hə-\

Definition of HOLLO

intransitive verb
:  to cry hollo :  holler
transitive verb
1
:  to call or cry hollo to
2
:  to utter loudly :  holler

Variants of HOLLO

hol·lo or hal·loo \hə-ˈlü, ha-\ also hal·lo \-ˈlō\

Examples of HOLLO

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

First Known Use of HOLLO

14th century

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

2hollo

noun
plural hollos or halloos also hallos

Definition of HOLLO

:  an exclamation or call of hollo

Variants of HOLLO

hollo or halloo also hallo

First Known Use of HOLLO

15th century

Rhymes with HOLLO

3hollo

interjection

Definition of HOLLO

1
—used to attract attention (as when a fox is spied during a fox hunt)
2
—used as a call of encouragement or jubilation

Variants of HOLLO

hollo or halloo also hallo

Origin of HOLLO

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1588

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