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English noun: halloo

1. halloo (communication) a shout to attract attention

SamplesHe gave a great halloo but no one heard him.

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

English verb: halloo

1. halloo (contact) urge on with shouts

SamplesHalloo the dogs in a hunt.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)egg on, incite, prod

2. halloo (communication) shout `halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

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

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