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holler

noun

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1 a loud vocal expression of strong emotion
  • heard a holler from somewhere in the woods and ran toward it

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2 an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment
  • there didn't seem to be a thermostat setting that wouldn't bring a holler from somebody

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holler

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of holler (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • another city council meeting with residents hollering about the unsatisfactory collection of garbage

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2 to speak so as to be heard at a distance
  • there's no need to holler; I'm in the next room

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The first known use of holler was in 1592

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“Holler.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holler. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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