noun plural -leys or -lies
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Example sentences from the Web for hooley
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.
It was almost noon before Mr. Hooley dared tell the camera men to “shoot the scene.”
“No picture is spoiled until it goes out of our hands, you know,” and Mr. Hooley smiled satirically.