from The Century Dictionary.
- Ho there! stop! hello! a call to some one at a distance, in order to attract attention, or an answer to one who hails.
- To call; cry; shout “Holla!” See
- To cry out; utter loudly.
- noun A shout; a cry consisting of the interjection holla.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb See
hollo, v. i.
- interjection Hollo.
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- verb colloquial To
shout outor greetcasually.
- interjection colloquial
what's up; a greeting
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal)
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If we're going to claim the use of the word holla is racist, then we've got a hell of a lot of work to do in this society.
| Reply | Permalink seriously. no one's too worried about her stealing a few RXs, but if she thinks she's getting away with pilfering recipes? holla, that is a serious crime.
Let's give a holla (look I used "holla") to the Lord, who saved me from a panic attack about this upcoming exam earlier and has helped me to go from one hour per practice problem to a half hour per practive problem and a very short but useful outline.
Ef I had killed him down to the brush at his tail eend, he could'nt ha 'holla'd more.
At Spread Love, guys didn't "holla" at ladies, they addressed them: "Excuse me, sister" replaced "What up, shawty?"
Tyler Bray is the new Casey Clausen, in that he wears flat bills, goes to the club every night with his hood up, says "holla" unironically, and spends all his time facebooking girls he doesn't know for action.
TB: My favorite was the "holla" kid - aka, Pat Ford.
Cry 'holla' to thy tongue, I prithee; it curvets unseasonably.
Senior Geography student Melissa Gordon introduced the band and was an emphatic host for much of the afternoon, shouting at students to "holla" at the day's different happenings.
The online caroling contest challenged teens to rewrite and perform (or "holla") traditional holiday carols with new lyrics about smart driving.