mainly Irish and NZ a lively party
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How to use hooley in a sentence
hooley (Reagan): We had a public event at the airport when we landed.
hooley: I remember [Reagan] telling a story on the flight—not a true story, he didn't mean for us to think it was true.
So I went off early to hooley's forge, near the cross-roads, to see the meet, and look out for my man.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II) | Charles James Lever
The continuity was being studied by Mr. hooley, the director; and the principals had been furnished with their detail.
It was an ideal day for out-of-door “shots,” and the camera men and Mr. hooley had the whole company astir betimes.