What does halloo mean?

Definitions for halloohəˈlu

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word halloo.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. halloo(verb)

    a shout to attract attention

    "he gave a great halloo but no one heard him"

  2. halloo(verb)

    urge on with shouts

    "halloo the dogs in a hunt"

  3. halloo(verb)

    shout `halloo', as when greeting someone or attracting attention


  1. halloo(Noun)

    A shout of halloo

  2. halloo(Verb)

    To shout halloo

  3. halloo(Interjection)

    Used to greet someone, or to catch their attention

  4. halloo(Interjection)

    Used in hunting to urge on the pursuers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Halloo(noun)

    a loud exclamation; a call to invite attention or to incite a person or an animal; a shout

  2. Halloo(verb)

    to cry out; to exclaim with a loud voice; to call to a person, as by the word halloo

  3. Halloo(verb)

    to encourage with shouts

  4. Halloo(verb)

    to chase with shouts or outcries

  5. Halloo(verb)

    to call or shout to; to hail

  6. Halloo(noun)

    an exclamation to call attention or to encourage one

  7. Origin: [Perh. fr. ah + lo; cf. AS. eal, G. halloh, F. haler to set (a dog) on. Cf. Hollo, interj.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Halloo

    hal-lōō′, n. a hunting cry: a cry to draw attention.—v.i. to cry after dogs: to raise an outcry.—v.t. to encourage or chase with shouts.—interjs. Hallo′! Halloa′! used to call attention.—Halloo before one is out of the wood, to count on safety before one is out of danger. [Imit., A.S. éalá.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of halloo in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of halloo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of halloo

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