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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of holler.


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  • Janice hooted and hollered from the bank as we had another really nice fish to add to our catch.

    New Weekly Contest: Best Hunting Story Wins a Leatherman

  • Accordingly, we went and "hollered," with a right good will.

    The Story Girl

  • Mother always desired us to file in quietly, but we couldn't pass the bed without our legs being pinched; so we "hollered," but were afraid to tell mother the reason before the ministers.

    Last of the Great Scouts The Life Story of William F Cody

  • As for the dignified Professor Green, he had actually "hollered" at a poor freshman who had in reading some poetry pronounced "unshed tears" as though unshed were in one syllable.

    Molly Brown's Orchard Home

  • The infant class was crowded, and there was one little boy that grabbed for the collection when it was passed in front of him, and got a whole handful and wouldn't give it up, and they had to twist the money out of his fist, and he screamed and "hollered" like he was being killed.

    Back Home

  • They had some words, -- the officer and the sentry, -- he couldn't tell what, but the officer spoke excited like, and all of a sudden jumped away and started as though to run, and Number 6 "hollered" after him, though Reilly didn't clearly understand what was said.

    Ray's Daughter A Story of Manila

  • If a boy left the ranks to jab a spectator, or make faces at a window, or "go for" a striped snake, he was "hollered" at no end.

    Being a Boy

  • John was very proud of his office, and of his ability to keep the rear ranks closed up and ready to execute any maneuver when the captain "hollered," which he did continually.

    Being a Boy

  • A couple of the contractors kind of hollered something like, 'Nice game.'


  • "hollered" with all my might, as everybody does with oxen, as if they were born deaf, and whacked them with the long lash over the head, just as the big folks did when they drove.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner


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