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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.


Synonymshollow


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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