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Noun: halloo  hu'loo
  1. A shout to attract attention
    "he gave a great halloo but no one heard him"
Verb: halloo  hu'loo
  1. Urge on with shouts
    "halloo the dogs in a hunt"
     
  2. Shout 'halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention

Derived forms: halloos, hallooed, hallooing

Type of: call, cry, egg, egg on, holler, hollo [non-standard], incite, outcry, prod, scream, shout, shout out, squall, vociferation, yell

Encyclopedia: Halloo