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holler

hol·ler

holler

 
 
pronunciation:
ha lr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hollered, hollering, hollers
definition 1: (informal) to cry out, yell, or shout.
antonyms:
whisper
similar words:
bellow, call, cry, hail, shout
definition 2: to object strongly; complain.
similar words:
complain
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: (informal) to cry out, yell, or shout (something).
They hollered "no".
similar words:
bawl, call, cry, shout
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (informal) a loud cry, yell, or shout, as for help.
antonyms:
whisper
similar words:
cry, hail, shout
definition 2: a work song formerly sung by black American farm hands, esp. during the period of slavery.
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