noun, plural hal·los.
verb (used without object), hal·loed, hal·lo·ing.
verb (used with object), hal·loed, hal·lo·ing.
- hallion's test,
- hallopeau's disease,
Origin of hallo
Examples from the Web for hallo
“Hallo,” he exclaimed; only he could not stop a moment to ask if she was hurt.Chance|Joseph Conrad
A miniature figure is introduced, who is endeavouring to arrest the sleeper's attention—'Hallo, neighbour!Rowlandson the Caricaturist. First Volume|Joseph Grego
Greeting his sister-in-law amiably he called out: "Hallo, Virgie, we're in here!"Bought and Paid For|Arthur Hornblow
But I do know, for instance, that Hallo has sent supplies of various sorts to particular places.Under Fire For Servia|Colonel James Fiske
No; if you're not here, I'll hallo when we're 'most ready to start.Grandmother Elsie|Martha Finley
sentence substitute, noun
sentence substitute, noun, verb
shout to call attention, 1781, earlier hollo, holla (see hello). Halow as a shipman's cry to incite effort is from mid-15c.; Halloo as a verb, "to pursue with shouts, to shout in the chase," from late 14c. Cf. also harou, cry of distress, late 13c., from French.