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Definition of "hollo" [hol•lo]

  • A cry for attention, or of encouragement (noun)
  • A cry for attention, or of encouragement (exclamation)
  • To shout (verb)
  • Hey, hullo (interjection)

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  • A cry of "hollo" (noun)
  • To cry "hollo" (verb)

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Use "hollo" in a sentence
  • "Shakespeare was the first to set down the ancestor word hollo, when he used it in his play Titus Andronicus: “Hollo, what storm is this?”"
  • "I was even whistling to myself as I loitered past the end of Hay Hill, and then my roving eye chanced to fall on a certain lighted window, and I bore up short, thinking hollo, what's this?"
  • "There was an edge to the soft voice, and I thought, hollo, is someone's piggy carcase aglow with jealous passion for our tiny poppet?"