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English noun: hollo

1. hollo (communication) a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)


SamplesHis bellow filled the hallway.


Synonymsbellow, bellowing, holla, holler, hollering, holloa, roar, roaring, yowl


Broader (hypernym)call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell


English verb: hollo

1. hollo (communication) encourage somebody by crying hollo


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)encourage

2. hollo (communication) cry hollo


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)call, cry, holler, hollo, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell

3. hollo (communication) utter a sudden loud cry


SamplesShe cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle.
I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me.


Synonymscall, cry, holler, scream, shout, shout out, squall, yell


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter


Narrower (hyponym)halloo, hollo, howl, hurrah, pipe, pipe up, roar, screak, screech, shriek, shrill, skreak, skreigh, squawk, ululate, wail, whoop, yaup, yawl


Verb groupcall, call out, cry, cry out, exclaim, outcry, shout









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