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holler

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[ hol-er ]
/ ˈhɒl ər /
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verb (used without object)
to cry aloud; shout; yell: Quit hollering into the phone.
verb (used with object)
to shout or yell (something): He hollered insults back into the saloon.
noun
a loud cry used to express pain or surprise, to attract attention, to call for help, etc.
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Origin of holler

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1690–1700, Americanism; variant of holla (see hallo)

Other definitions for holler (2 of 2)

holler2
[ hol-er ]
/ ˈhɒl ər /

noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
a hollow.

Origin of holler

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An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
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British Dictionary definitions for holler

holler
/ (ˈhɒlə) informal /

verb
to shout or yell (something)
noun
a shout; call

Word Origin for holler

variant of C16 hollow, from holla, from French holà stop! (literally: ho there!)
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