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Verb: holler  hó-lu(r)
Usage: informal
  1. Shout out
    "He hollered out to surrender our weapons";
    - holler out [informal]
     
  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 [informal], grouse, crab [informal], beef [informal], squawk, bellyache [informal]
Noun: holler  hó-lu(r)
Usage: informal
  1. A very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
    - bellow, bellowing, holla [archaic], hollering [informal], hollo [non-standard], holloa [rare], 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: hollered, hollers, hollering

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

Encyclopedia: Holler, Luxembourg