- The definition of a holler is a loud shout, cry or call.
A telephone call is an example of a holler.
- Holler is defined as to yell, shout or call to someone.
When you yell at your child, this is an example of a time when you holler at your child.
A kid hollers.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: altered from hollo, holla
- a shout or yell
- ☆ a working song sung by U.S. black field workers
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
verb hol·lered, hol·ler·ing, hol·lers verb, intransitive
- To yell or shout.
- Informal To complain.
- A yell or shout; a call.
- Informal A complaint or gripe.
Origin: From obsolete hollo, hail!, stop!; see hello.
adjective, v. & n. Chiefly Upper Southern U.S.