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English noun: holler

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

SamplesHis bellow filled the hallway.

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

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

2. holler (object) a small valley between mountains

SamplesHe built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians.


Broader (hypernym)vale, valley

Narrower (hyponym)dell, dingle

English verb: holler

1. holler (communication) shout out

SamplesHe hollered out to surrender our weapons.

ExamplesSam and Sue holler, They holler that there was a traffic accident

Synonymsholler out

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Broader (hypernym)shout

2. holler (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, hollo, 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

3. holler (communication) complain

SamplesWhat was he hollering about?.

Synonymsbeef, bellyache, bitch, crab, gripe, grouse, squawk

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off

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