from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To yell or shout.
- intransitive v. Informal To complain.
- transitive v. To shout out (words or phrases). See Synonyms at shout.
- n. A yell or shout; a call.
- n. Informal A complaint or gripe.
- adj. Chiefly Upper Southern U.S. Variant of hollow.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A yell, shout.
- n. By extension, any communication to get somebody's attention.
- v. To yell or shout.
- v. To call out one or more words
- v. To complain, gripe
- n. In South Midland and Southern (dialects of American English), a hollow.
- n. A rural road in the Appalachians in the U.S.A.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common vulgar form of hollo.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
- v. complain
- v. shout out
- v. utter a sudden loud cry
- n. a small valley between mountains
From obsolete hollo, hail!, stop!; see hello.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
American variant of holla or hallo. Possibly derived from the Irish Gaelic oll-bhúir, pronounced h-oll-oor, meaning a terrific yell, a great roar. (Wiktionary)
Variation of hollow. (Wiktionary)