hooley

hoolie

Word Origin for hooley

C19: perhaps from Hindi holi, a festival in honour of Krishna
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Contemporary Examples of hooley

  • Hooley (Reagan): We had a public event at the airport when we landed.

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  • 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.

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Historical Examples of hooley