Definition of "ho" [ho]

  • Used to express surprise or joy, to attract attention to something sighted, or to urge onward: Land ho! Westward ho! (interjection)
  • Slang A prostitute. (noun)

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Use "ho" in a sentence
  • ": 26 AM ho ho ho~~~ tiz a season to be jolly ho's coming back today!!"
  • "Robin Good-fellow would many times walk in the night with a broom on his shoulder, and cry "chimney sweep," but when any one did call him, then would he run away laughing _ho, ho, hoh!"
  • "No sooner was he in the midst of it, but Robin Good-fellow left him with nothing but a pack-saddle betwixt his legs, and in the shape of a fish swam to the shore, and ran away laughing, _ho, ho, hoh!"