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Verb: holler  hó-lu(r)
  1. Shout out
    "He hollered out to surrender our weapons";
    - holler out
     
  2. Utter a sudden loud cry
    "she hollered with pain when the doctor inserted the needle";
    - shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, hollo [non-standard], squall
     
  3. Complain
    "What was he hollering about?";
    - gripe, bitch, grouse, crab, beef, squawk, bellyache
Noun: holler  hó-lu(r)
  1. A very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    - bellow, bellowing, holla, hollering, hollo [non-standard], holloa, roar, roaring, yowl
     
  2. A small valley between mountains
    "he built himself a cabin in a holler high up in the Appalachians";
    - hollow

Derived forms: hollering, hollered, hollers

Type of: call, complain, cry, emit, kick, kvetch [N. Amer], let loose, let out, moan, outcry, plain [archaic], quetch, shout, sound off, utter, vale, valley, vociferation, yell

Encyclopedia: Holler, Luxembourg