(used to call or answer someone, or to incite dogs in hunting.)
noun, plural hallos.
the cry “hallo!”.
a shout of exultation.
verb (used without object), halloed, halloing.
to call with a loud voice; shout; cry, as after hunting dogs.
verb (used with object), halloed, halloing.
to incite or chase (something) with shouts and cries of “hallo!”.
to cry “hallo” to (someone).
to shout (something).
sentence substitute, noun
a variant spelling of hello
sentence substitute, noun, verb
a variant spelling of halloo
shout to call attention, 1781, earlier hollo, holla (see hello). Halow as a shipman’s cry to incite effort is from mid-15c.; Halloo as a verb, “to pursue with shouts, to shout in the chase,” from late 14c. Cf. also harou, cry of distress, late 13c., from French.
[huh-loh, ha-] /həˈloʊ, hæ-/ interjection, noun, plural halloas, verb (used with or without object), halloaed, halloaing. 1. .
noun 1. a national shrine in New York City commemorating the names of outstanding Americans. 2. a room, building, etc., set aside to honor outstanding individuals in any profession, locality, nation, or the like. 3. a number of individuals acclaimed as outstanding in a particular profession, field of endeavor, locality, or the like. noun (mainly […]
noun, (sometimes lowercase) Informal. 1. a person who has been accepted into a Hall of Fame.
- Hall of residence
noun 1. a residential block in or attached to a university, college, etc
- Hall of shame
noun a mythical place where utter failures or disgraced entities are recognized Examples Britney Spears may qualify for the mommy Hall of Shame. Word Origin 1900; patterned on Hall of Fame Usage Note slang