\ ˈhō \

Definition of ho 

(Entry 1 of 3)

used especially to attract attention to something specified land ho

ho

noun
plural hos or hoes

Definition of ho (Entry 2 of 3)

US slang, often offensive

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Definition of Ho (Entry 3 of 3)

holmium

First Known Use of ho

Interjection

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ho

Interjection

Middle English

Noun

alteration of whore

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hnd

hndbk

ho

Ho

hoactzin

hoagie

Phrases Related to ho

ho ho (ho)

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The first known use of ho was in the 15th century

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English Language Learners Definition of ho

—used to attract attention

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Medical Definition of Ho 

holmium

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