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Definition of "holler" []

  • To yell or shout. (verb-intransitive)
  • Informal To complain. (verb-intransitive)
  • To shout out (words or phrases). See Synonyms at shout. (verb-transitive)
  • A yell or shout; a call. (noun)
  • Informal A complaint or gripe. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "holler" in a sentence
  • "But apparently a "holler" is just a "hollow" – a valley between mountains – in West Virginia."
  • "But the opener did turn a bit testy in the eighth inning when Grant Balfour hit J.D. Drew in the right shoulder with a high fastball, prompting a few Red Sox to holler from the bench."
  • "But the opener did turn a bit testy in the eighth when Grant Balfour hit J.D. Drew in the right shoulder with a high fastball, prompting a few Red Sox to holler from the bench."