verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of holler1
Examples from the Web for hollering
Mr. K had nothing but contempt for it all, sticking to his formula of discipline, repetition, and hollering.
But Obama stressed there was no whooping or hollering after the attack—they were all focused on getting the Navy SEALS out.
I gather that he must be pretty good at hollering, too, given his tenure as yell leader at Texas A&M.
Before kickoff, racial jokes popped up amid the hollering and cheering.
When Warren preaches, he does so in a measured, almost ponderous tone, without hectoring or hollering.
I called her when I got in hollering distance of the house and she came and got it.
She didn't tell me right directly but she just came back and more or less in a low kind of hollering she just told several people.Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
I know for certain sure, from a chap in the cartin' way, as he's got money and drink too, only for hollering.Felix Holt, The Radical|George Eliot
I couldn't even hear number one yell—supposing he done any hollering, which the chances is he did a plenty.The Happy Family|Bertha Muzzy Bower
The crowd was hollering "Hold the fort," or something to that effect.
British Dictionary definitions for hollering
Word Origin for holler
Word Origin and History for hollering
1690s, American English, variant of hollo (1540s) "to shout," especially "to call to the hounds in hunting," related to hello. Cf. colloquial yeller for yellow, etc. As a style of singing (originally Southern U.S.), first recorded 1936. Related: Hollered; hollering. As a noun, from 1896, earlier hollar (1825).