Holler Definition

hŏlər
hollered, hollering, hollers
verb
hollered, hollering, hollers
To shout or yell.
Webster's New World
To complain.
American Heritage
To shout out (words or phrases).
American Heritage
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.
YourDictionary
noun
hollers
A shout or yell.
Webster's New World
A complaint or gripe.
American Heritage
A working song sung by U.S. black field hands.
Webster's New World
By extension, any communication to get somebody's attention.
If you need anything, just give me a holler.
Wiktionary

(Southern US, Appalachia) Alternative form of hollow (small valley between mountains).

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adjective
Webster's New World

(dialectal, chiefly Southern US, Appalachia) Alternative form of hollow..

The holler tree.
Wiktionary

Origin of Holler

  • American variant of holla, hallo or hollo. Possibly derived from the Irish Gaelic oll-bhúir, pronounced h-oll-oor, meaning a terrific yell, a great roar.

    From Wiktionary

  • From obsolete hollo hail!, stop! hello

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Variation of hollow.

    From Wiktionary

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