Definitions for hohoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. (used as a call to attract attention:

    Westward ho! Land ho!

  2. (used as an exclamation of surprise or delight.)

Origin of ho:



  1. Slang.a prostitute.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of ho:

1970–75; reflecting r-less speaker's pron. of whore

HOhoʊ(n.)(pl.)HOs, HO's.

  1. (in police use) habitual offender.

    Category: Common Vocabulary


  1. holmium.

    Category: Chemistry

* Chem. Symbol..


  1. Head Office; Home Office.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. holmium, Ho, atomic number 67(noun)

    a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds


  1. Ho(ProperNoun)

    A Munda language spoken in India and Bangladesh.

  2. Origin: From ho, hoo, probably from hó. Compare ho, ho.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ho


  2. Ho

    alt. of Hoa

  3. Ho

    alt. of Hoa


  1. Ho

    Ho is a town and the capital of Ho Municipal District and the Volta Region of Ghana. Ho lies between Mount Adaklu and Mount Galenukui, and is home to a museum, a cathedral and a large prison. Ho has a settlement population of 96,213 people.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ho' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2533

Translations for ho

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a large hole in the ground

The campers dug a pit for their rubbish.

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