hollering hollering  /ˈhɑ lə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)

Usage(s):

  1. We could hear the boys, some of them, in this one compartment next to us, and they were hollering for help for a good long time.
  2. Now if I'm hollering, you might turn me off.
  3. So Big Momma kill the bug and La Verne stop hollering.

News

  1. Sony twists the bad publicity knife deeper into Microsoft

    Sony's PlayStation 4. (Credit: Sony) LOS ANGELES -- Thunderous applause greeted Sony Computer Entertainment of America CEO Jack Tretton when he announced that there would be no restrictions on used games for the PlayStation 4. Tretton smiled and paused, garnering him a second wave of enthusiastic clapping and hollering. In a battle between two titans of the console gaming industry on the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Sobbing Grandmother Says She Saw Cops Shoot 7-Year-Old Aiyana Jones

    "The gun went off and shot her in the head. I started screaming and hollering. ... 'Y'all done killed my grandbaby,'" Jones told the courtroom.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CBS Detroit

  3. Big turnout for Lefere retirement at NAS

    Playful hollering and applause broke out Thursday morning at Naval Air Station Key West as Wendy Lefere took her seat in a humid hangar before her husband's retirement ceremony and the official... read more
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Key West Citizen

Quotes

  1. "The image of having the members of one branch of government standing up, literally surrounding the Supreme Court, cheering and hollering while the court - according to the requirements of protocol - has to sit there expressionless, I think is very...
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: John Roberts Source: USA Today

  2. "We're going to get something substantial," Biden predicted. "It's going to be an awful lot of screaming and hollering before we get there."
    on Sep 3, 2009 By: Joe Biden Source: Politico

  3. "Her supporting NAFTA didn't give jobs to the American people," Obama said of the North American Free Trade Agreement implemented while Bill Clinton was in the White House. "Hollering at Republicans and engaging in petty, partisan politics...
    on Feb 15, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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