Definitions for hallohəˈloʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hal•lohəˈloʊ(interj.; n.)(pl.)-los or -loas

or hol•lo or hol•loa

  1. (interj.)(used to call or answer someone, or to incite dogs in hunting.)

  2. (n.)the cry “hallo!”

  3. a shout of exultation.

  4. (v.i.)to call with a loud voice; shout.

  5. (v.t.)to incite or chase (something) with shouts and cries of “hallo!”

  6. to cry “hallo” to (someone).

  7. to shout (something).

Origin of hallo:

1560–70; var. of hollo, itself var. of earlier holla < MF hola=ho ahoy +la there

Wiktionary

  1. hallo(Noun)

    The cry "hallo!"

  2. hallo(Noun)

    A shout of exultation.

  3. hallo(Verb)

    To shout, or to call with a loud voice.

  4. hallo(Verb)

    To chase while shouting "hallo!"

  5. hallo(Verb)

    To cry "hallo" (to someone).

  6. hallo(Verb)

    To shout (something).

  7. hallo(Interjection)

    A variant of hello

  8. hallo(Interjection)

    A cry of surprise.

  9. Origin: * Variant of hollo, which was a variant of holla, from hola, equivalent to ho + la. See also: holler.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

hullo(nouns)

a word used as a greeting, to attract attention, or to express surprise

Say hello to your aunt; `Hullo,' I said to myself, `What's going on here?'

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