interjection, noun, plural hul·los, verb (used with or without object), hul·loed, hul·lo·ing.

Chiefly British. hello. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for hullo

Historical Examples of hullo

  • We both did this simultaneously, and simultaneously exclaimed "Hullo!"

    It Happened in Egypt

    C. N. Williamson

  • "Hullo," he growled, stopping short and eying him malevolently with lowered head.

    Good Indian

    B. M. Bower

  • If he had not said please he should have ho'd and hullo'd in vain, but at that word I turned.

    The Cavalier

    George Washington Cable

  • "Hullo, Babs," Eric found no difficulty in remaining composed.

  • Hullo—do you always drum with your fingers on the table like that?

    The Great Hunger

    Johan Bojer

British Dictionary definitions for hullo


sentence substitute, noun

a variant of hello
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Word Origin and History for hullo

call to attract attention, by 1828; see hello.

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