Holler - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhɑːlər|  American pronunciation of the word holler
Brit.  |ˈhɒlə|  British pronunciation of the word holler

noun

- a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal) (syn: bellow, bellowing, holla, hollering, hollo, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl)
- a small valley between mountains (syn: hollow)

verb

- shout out
- utter a sudden loud cry (syn: call, cry, hollo, scream, shout, squall, yell)
- complain(syn: beef, bellyache, bitch, crab, gripe, grouse, squawk)

Examples

I heard someone hollering at me.

He was hollering across the fields to his workers.

They were screaming and hollering at each other all night.

She hollered across the street, “Did you hear the news?”.

Someone was hollering my name.

People always holler about tax increases.

...heard a holler from somewhere in the woods and ran toward it...

...there didn't seem to be a thermostat setting that wouldn't bring a holler from somebody...

He hollered out to surrender our weapons

What was he hollering about?

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: holler
he/she/it: hollers
present participle: hollering
past tense: hollered
past participle: hollered
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